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Daphne Freeman Phillips

Daphne Freeman Phillips, 93, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, November 21, at Pinetops Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ed Thompson and the Rev. James McKinnin officiating. Private interment will follow at a later date in Pineview Cemetery in Pinetops.

Daphne was preceded in death by her parents, Claude F. Freeman and Gertrude Reddick Freeman; 3 brothers and 1 sister.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory a loving family, which includes her husband of 67 years, David A. Phillips; daughter, Bonner Phillips Jones and husband, Harold E. Jones, Jr., of Raleigh; son, David Wayne Phillips and wife, Sharlotte, of Pinetops; grandsons, Brian D. Phillips and wife, April, of Pinetops, John C. Phillips, of Pinetops; step-granddaughters, Gwen Beasley and husband, Josh, Jenny Geiser and husband, Chris, Stephanie Jones; great granddaughter, Anna Phillips; and step-great granddaughters, Cameron and Morgan Beasley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pinetops Presbyterian Church: PO Box 112, Pinetops, NC 27864; or to the charity of your choice.

The family will receive friends and relatives following the service in the fellowship hall.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting