Phyllis Walker Throckmartin
October 7, 1938 - November 9, 2021
Phyllis Walker Throckmartin, 83, of Salem, Virginia, suddenly departed her loving family on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. She was preceded in death by her mother, Janette Walker and father, Lee Walker.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Frank Alton Throckmartin; son, Steve Throckmartin and wife, Lisa; daughter, Vicki Black and husband, Mark Black; daughter, Karan Richardson; grandson, Ryan Throckmartin and wife, Megan, and great-grandson, Tanner Throckmartin; a dear sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Bob Conner; Phyllis leaves behind two brothers, Warren and Bobby Walker, and two sisters, Connie Beheler and Brenda Barr as well as their extended families, and a multitude of close friends and her beloved pet, Ruby.
Phyllis was a dedicated member of CommUNITY Church and along with her husband, Alton, cherished traveling with their church family on mission trips both home and abroad to help those in need and to share the word of God. She was a retired realtor from Barker Realty in Salem, Va., where she had an innate ability to nurture and create long lasting friendships which endure to this day.
Phyllis was a loving mother and wife and a friend to all. She was a tireless and thoughtful soul who strived to do her best to make life better for everyone who surrounded her. She will be missed by many.
Family and friends are invited to CommUNITY Church on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 1 p.m. to visit with her family and all are encouraged to stay and attend the Celebration of Life for this amazing woman at 2 p.m. to say their final goodbyes. An online guest book is available for family and friends by visiting www.johnmoakey.com
Published by Roanoke Times from Nov. 11 to Nov. 17, 2021.