Dorothy Eva Phillips Case-Smith, 84, of Bedford, passed away on, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. Born in Rutherfordton, NC on Aug. 20, 1929; a daughter of the late, Thomas Romeo Phillips and Annie W. Phillips. In addition to her parents Eva was preceded in death by her son, Michael Phillip Case; five brothers, Leroy Phillips, Broadus Phillips and wife, Frances, Horace Phillips, Kenneth Phillips and Hugh Phillips; three sisters, Wavolyn P. Bartles, and husband, Walter, Juanita P. Robertson, and husband, George, Hazel P. Miller and husband, Wilbur. Eva was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church. She loved golfing, reading, dedicating time within her church, spending time with the Bedford Breakfast Lions Club and being part of the AT&T Pioneers Club. Eva is survived by her loving husband, Francis Allen â€œSmittyâ€ Smith U.S.A. (Ret); her son, Winford M. â€œChipâ€ Case, Jr. and his wife, Kim; two grandchildren, Laura Ashley Benson and husband, Justin and Allen Michael Case and his longtime girlfriend, T.J.; three great-grandchildren, Garrett Ennis, Nicole Ennis and Natalie Palmer; two brothers, Will Phillips and wife, Charlotte, Robert â€œBobâ€ Phillips and wife, Sasa; sisters-in-law, Regina, Jean and Frances Phillips; also numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Those wishing to make memorial contributions may consider Hunting Creek Baptist Church, 15445 Big Island, Highway, Big Island, VA 24526. A celebration of Evaâ€™s Life was conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at Tharp Funeral Home, with Pastor Carey Snellings officiating. Her burial took place on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery in Rutherfordton, NC at 1 pm. To send condolences and memories online please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com
. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, 320 N. Bridge Street, Bedford, VA 24523, 540-586-3443.