Phyllis Jacobs Brewer
1942 - 2020
August 30, 1942
November 15, 2020
Phyllis Jacobs Brewer


Phyllis Jean Jacobs Brewer, age 78, of Hurt, died on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Bedford Memorial Hospital.

Born on August 30, 1942, in Pittsylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Everett Douglas Jacobs and Letha Tuck Jacobs Shields. She was predeceased by her husband, Douglas Thomas Brewer Sr.; and two brothers, Isaac "Ike" Jacobs, and Billie Jacobs. Mrs. Brewer was a member of Elim Assembly of God in Altavista and she retired from BGF Industries. She was known as "Maw Maw" by many of the children in the community; and she loved Elvis, collecting pig figurines, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by one son, Douglas Thomas Brewer Jr. of Hurt; one daughter, Karen Worley and husband, Sam, of Gretna; one sister, Sandra Ferrell and husband, Larry, of Hurt; four grandchildren, Crystal Grubbs and husband, Jason, of Gretna, Bo Worley and girlfriend, Megan, of Gretna, Holly Brewer of Altavista, and Amber Brewer of Altavista; and seven great-grandchildren, Brandon, Jared, Chandler, Brantley, Cassadee, Preslee, and Delilah.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Elim Assembly of God in Altavista, by Pastor David Rowland. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Sam Worley.

Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting
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Published by The News & Advance on Nov. 17, 2020.
Funeral service
Elim Assembly of God
, Altavista, Virginia
Funeral services provided by:
Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Inc. - Gretna
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To Karen, Sam, and family, sincere condolences to your entire family on the passing of Karen's mother. Keeping your family in thoughts and prayers.
Becky Thomas
November 17, 2020
So sorry to hear of your loss will keep you in our prayers
Virginia Rowland
November 17, 2020
Phyllis was a wonderful perso. We worked together at BGF for a number of years. She was a special friend & was loved by all. My prayers go out to Karen & Douglas, Jr at this time of their great loss. May she Rest In Peace.
Joyce, Larry. & Stuart Dalton
November 16, 2020
Lisa Butcher
November 16, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Daniel Saunders and Family
November 16, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Patsy Saunders
November 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Patti Wolfe
November 16, 2020