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Leatrice Viola Matthews Phillips


Leatrice Viola Matthews Phillips, 89, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016. She was born Jan. 17, 1927 in Fayetteville and was the daughter of the late Ira and Birdie Johnson Matthews. She was preceded in death by one son, Clifford C. Reynolds; and daughter, Joan Leslie Gore and husband, Roland.

Final rites will be held at at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw Chapel, conducted by Rev. Huston Miller Jr. Viewing will be held Wednesday, June 15 one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Cross Creek Cemetery #3 in Fayetteville.

Viola is survived by two sons, James Darrell Davis of Riegelwood and Dennis Dalton Davis and wife, Sylvia, of Kelly; and one daughter, Hattie Melinda Malpass and husband, Billy, of Delco. She has 12 wonderful grandchildren and 13 of the most lovable great-grandchildren.

Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family at Quin-McGowen Funeral Home.

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