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Mrs. Phyllis Hamilton Voorhees was born June 17, 1929 in Newark, NJ,  and died on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the age of 90.  She was the ninth of nine children born to the late Allen and Maude Hamilton.


She was preceded in death by the love of her life of 63 years her husband, Herbert Voorhees.  Phyllis was also preceded in death by her son, Craig Gandy.


Phyllis is survived by her three daughters, P. Lorraine Voorhees, Dianne B. Voorhees and Nancy V. Seymore and a sister, Ruth Fitzgerald.  She also leaves to cherish her memories, eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; and a host of great-great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Service will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 228 Halifax Street, Petersburg, VA, the Rev. Willis R. Foster, Rector.  
The interment to follow at Southlawn Memorial Park.


The family will assemble 10:00 A.M., the day of the service and will also receive friends at 14411 Traywick Drive, Chester, VA.


J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

Published in J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc. on June 22, 2019
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