Phyllis Simser, a lifetime resident of the area, passed away suddenly at Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Mon., Jan. 19, 2015. She was 71.
Phyllis was born in Mountain Township on March 11, 1943 to her parents, Robert and Effie Simser (nee Skuce).
Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Kate Gray (Barry) and Laurie Barkley (Gary), both of Williamsburg; her grandchildren, Nathan Kerr (Kaitlin), Maria Gray, Julie and Crystal Barkley, Melissa McKiel (Sean), and Lisa Turner; and her great-grandchildren, Rose, Emmitt, Madilynn, Easton, and Ainsleigh. She is also survived by nine brothers and sisters, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her lifetime companion, Garnet Stata, her daughter, Linda Turner, two brothers, and one sister.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home in Williamsburg on Wed., Jan. 21 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A private family interment was held at the New Union Cemetery in Williamsburg. The pallbearers were Barry Gray, Nathan Kerr, Gary Barkley, and Jonathon Moore.
Donations to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.marsdenmclaughlin.com