In Memory

Wanda Phillips - Class Of 1967

departed this life on May 7, 1966. She was the daughter of Charles and Agnes Phillips, born February 28, 1948 at Jenkins, KY., being 18 years, 2 months and 7 days of age at her death. She is survived by her parents, Charles of Loraine, OH and Agnes Morris of NC. One sister, Violet Nell and one brother, Benny Allen of NC. Three aunts; Lilly Anderson of Jenkins; Pearl Showalter of Abingdon, VA and Audry Roberts of Greensboro, NC; Two uncles, Buddy Anderson of Jenkins, and Harold Phillips of Christiansburg, VA. One grandmother, Flora Phillips of Christiansburg, VA. Burial in family plot of Phillips Cemetery, Flat Gap, VA.

In her Junior year (1966)  Wanda and two classmates were killed in a car accident after the Jr. & Sr. Banquet.  There was no prom so the group was on their way to Pikeville when the accident occured.



 
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09/26/11 04:05 PM #1    

Billie Wright (Davis) (1961)

What a go-getter!!!  She was so energetic and full of great ideas.  I was her typing teacher and one of her junior class sponsors.  She was in the junior class play and became a special friend to the others in the car wreck of May 7, 1966, because of the junior class play.  If there had been a prom, which I tried to get for the kids, they would not have been on the road at 8:30 after the banquet.


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