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of Troutville, Virginia died on Sunday, February 18, 2018. She was born on December 18, 1941 in Johnsotnw, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Howard and Frieda (Dill) McCreary. Those that preceded her in death besides her parents are her sister Judy Edmonds, brother-in-law Harry Edmonds, brother Lt. Col. (U.S. Army retired) Howard, daughter Patricia Ealine Perdue, and special Aunt Blanche Kulback.She is survived by her husband John D., daughter Christine Curry, son Danny and the following grandchildren: Chase Curry, twins Kylie and Alex Perdue, and Will Price. Also, her sister Sara (Richard) Gregory, brother Tom, both of Johnstown, and sister-in-law Edda McCreary of Virginia. There are also several cousins, nieces and nephews that were always very loved and special to her. Having the opportunity to be a stay at home mom, she was involved with Brownies, Cub Scouts, sports, and band. Known as an avid sports fan, she also liked playing cards and games, various types of sewing, reading autobiographies, and she especially enjoyed genealogy. Among Phyllis's long accomplishments, none shines more brightly than the many daily kindnesses that came to her as second nature and shall remain known to God alone. "Let fate do her worst, there are moments of joy. Bright dreams of the past, which she cannot destroy; Which come in the night time of sorrow and care, and bring back the features that joy used to wear" -Moore. Though flowers are welcome, please consider the Roanoke Ronald McDonald House or Wounded Warriors Project in Phyllis's name. The viewing and funeral were held at the Oakey Funeral Service (North Chapel) on Saturday, February 24th. Interment followed at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens.
Published on February 25, 2018
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