Friday, November 18, 2016

Martha "Agnes" Coburn Phillips

Martha Agnes Coburn Phillips, 88,  of Alum Ridge(Floyd County) ,  widow of Theron A. Phillips passed away in the early morning hours of November 18, 2016.  Born in West Virginia September 13, 1928, she lived most of her adult life in Floyd County, Virginia.  Agnes was a beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, wife, mother, grandmother (Nanny) and great-grandmother. 

She was preceded in death by her parents Alonzo and Mandy Hicks Coburn; sisters, Juanita Coburn, Phyllis Griffith; brothers Bill, Tom, and Don Coburn.  She was also preceded by her oldest daughter, Patsy Gail Phillips and special grandson, Jacob Coburn Phillips.
When Mom married Dad, her family doubled when they made their home in Virginia, she went to work at Imperial Reading/Health-Tex and made many friends.  Her church family was also important to her.
Many survivors are left to mourn her passing, daughters are Peggy and husband Joe Quesenberry, Dolly Conner, Nancy and Kenny Page; grandchildren are Kristen Reed Orange and husband Kevin, Emily and Joey Kaylor, Zachary Conner, Joshua Conner and wife Ashley; great-grandchildren are Brittney Howell, Michael “Mikey” Howell, Lavannah Kaylor, Burley Kaylor, Jasper Conner and Melody Conner; special sister, Sylvia Quesenberry and sister Freda Giron; many beloved nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Pugh and Pastor Roy Junior Bentley officiating with interment in the White Rock Cemetery, beside the love of her life, Theron.  Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home.
Flowers are appreciated, however the family would also appreciate donations to be made in Agnes Phillips memory to the White Rock Cemetery fund, c/o Tazewell Altizer, 376 Indian Valley Rd., NW, Radford, VA. 24141 Or to Good Samaritan Hospice, 1160 Moose Drive, Christiansburg, VA. 24073.   
Many thanks and much appreciation are extended to those at Skyline Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Floyd, VA and to the staff at Good Samaritan Hospice.

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