Phyllis W. DONLAVEY
DONLAVEY, Phyllis W., 85, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 21, 2010. She is survived by her beloved husband of 68 years, Wesley C. "Junie" Donlavey; daughters, Linda Perkins and her husband, Bill, and Beverly Swata; son, C. Richard Donlavey and his wife, Sandy; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Phyllis was a devoted member of the Nascar Women's Auxiliary. The family will receive friends Sunday, October 24, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rte. 10). A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 25, 2010 at Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions be made to Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, N.C. 27317.



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The little time that I spent with Phyllis and Junie on their visit to Houston were very fond memories. My family and I think of you often. R.I.P
Juerg Steiner
October 17, 2019
Our sorrow is deep at hearing about Phyllis's passing. Your friendship through out my life is a cherished blessing. Our love and prayers go out to you.
Phyllis Estes Cantrell
February 9, 2011
Junie, very sorry for your loss.I will alaways remember runing into you and Phyllis in the casino near Chicago land and sitting with the two of you for a couple of hours over dinner. Hang in there Junie.
Bob Mirch
December 4, 2010
So sorry for your Lost
Warren Dunlevy Sr
November 1, 2010
Our dearest Junie, we are so sorry we cannot be there with you at the time but want you to know we love both of you and will always cherish our long friendship. Jerry & Debbie Baldridge, Shelby Twp, MI
October 31, 2010
Thoughts and prayers are with you from the Ralph Moody family. Over the years we were privileged to meet Phyllis at a wedding in Delaware.
Stay as well as you can I know the loss is not easy. Mitzi Moody
October 26, 2010
Mr. "Junie", so sorry to hear of your loss. My memories are brightened by the vists with your wife and your shopping trips for the "children" of your bookeeper when you came to Walgreens on Sunday Nights. I shall treasure those memories. May the hope we have in the Lord comfort you and your family during thsese times.
Naomi Woodfin & Service Clerk Walgreens/Three Chopt & Parham
Naomi Woodfin
October 26, 2010
May You find Family and Friends from across the country to help you thru this time of need!
John and Arline Mead
October 25, 2010
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
John and Arline Mead
October 25, 2010
Junie,
So sorry to hear of your loss. I met her a few times there on old midlothian pike. Junie we grew up with you and cherish all the memories we have of you & yours. We were all in the Truxmore era & with unck, will pete & boone. God bless you man!

Rickie Averette
October 25, 2010
Mae Alexander Shelton
October 25, 2010
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Pete and Jenny Daniels
Pete Daniels
October 25, 2010
Junie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I remember when you came to Houston with Phyllis I really enjoyed shopping with Phyllis and spending time with her at the race track her she was a nice person.
Susan , Juergen , Sean-Michael & J.P
October 25, 2010
Junie, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember when you came to Houston and went to the race shop with my husband Juergen and watched him and my boys work while I took Phyllis shopping, we had a great time. The Steiner Family
October 25, 2010

Mr. Junie and Family, I am so very sorry that you have lost your beloved sweet wife.

Words cannot say or express the feelings that one has at this time when they have lost a loved one.

God Bless you and your family.
John Hinant
October 25, 2010
Junie so sorry to hear about Phyllis ,we will all miss her as we had some good times together.
Shirley and Keith Wilson and family.
October 25, 2010
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We just recently met Phyllis and found her to be such a sweet lady. Please take care of yourself.
With love,
Kenny & Anne Leffel
October 25, 2010
Chief, Vickie & I send our deepest sympathies to you and the family. Phillis was a wonderful person, and always a pleasure to be around. May she rest in peace.
Buster Moore
October 25, 2010
Junie and family, I was so sorry to here about Phyllis' passing. She was a sweet person. I remember going to the races with you all, and spending time at the shop, happy memories. May God keep you in his loving care during this time, and always.
Bruce Jones
October 25, 2010
JUNIE AND FAMILY,

I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. PHYLLIS WAS AN AMAZIN PERSON WITH A BIG HEART. I AM SADDENED TO SAY THAT AFTER 28 YEARS OF KNOWING HER, AND 6 MONTHS OF BEING HER CAREGIVER I HATE TO SEE HER GO. SHE IS PEACEFULLY RESTING NOW.

JUNIE,
MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND ALWAYS KNOW SHE IS SHINING DOWN ON YOU! MUCH LOVE TO YOU AS WELL AS MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS!
SHANNON HOLLOMAN
October 25, 2010
SHANNON HOLLOMAN
October 25, 2010
I'm so Very sorry to hear this news. No longer living in Richmond some news is slow to reach me. However, The Donlavey family has been a large part of my life. My prayers are with you during these difficult times
Brian Tidball
October 25, 2010
THE WENDELL SCOTT, SR. FAMILY HAVE YOU ALL IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. WE WILL TREASURE THE GOOD TIMES AND KNOW THAT YOUR MEMORIES WILL BE A SOURCE OF STRENGTH IN THE DAYS AHEAD. WITH LOVE AND RESPECT, YOUR FRIENDS FOREVER........
SYBIL SCOTT
October 25, 2010
Junie and Family,

I am sorry to hear about your loss, may God bless you and your family at this difficult time.
Steven Cook
October 24, 2010
Junior,

I am sorry for your loss. I remember Phyllis well from when I was growing up, and I know you will miss her. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Gene "little Genie" Alexander
October 24, 2010
Junie and family,

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Dave Hinant
October 24, 2010
Junie & Family,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow. May GOD Bless You All.
Tish Webb
October 24, 2010
To all of Phyllis's family,
I am so deeply sorry to learn of your loss. I have so many good memories of Phyllis over the years. I admired her spunk and her good nature. She was truly one of the nicest people I have ever known. From my perspective, she and Junie made the perfect match and enjoyed many years together. Please know that I am keeping all of you in my thoughts, heart and prayers. I know that Phyllis will be missed by many because she touched many lives.
With Deep Sorrow,
Debbie (Rich) Mozingo
October 24, 2010
Bev,Linda,Richard,Ashley & Mr.Donlavey,
I am so sorry to hear about Phyllis.
She was a wonderful person & I enjoyed the times I spent with all of you !!
I know she will be missed.
My deepest sympathy.

Nancy Pryor Wright (Noonie)
Chesterfield, Va.
October 24, 2010
To all of Phyllis's Family,
I have so many good memories of Phyllis. She was always such a positive and good natured person. She was always very good to me whenever I saw her. She and Junie were quite the perfect pair, I thought. I know she is going to be missed by all. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.
Fondly,
Debbie (Rich) Mozingo
October 24, 2010
I am so sorry for your loss. Even though we had not been close lately, she had a great impact on my life. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all. "Philfie" will be missed by all.
Julia Morris Inge
October 24, 2010
Junie I have so many fond memories of the Truxmore days. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It was an honor to have known Phillis. Keep in touch. Skip and Judy Cole
Skip Cole
October 24, 2010
Junie and FDamily,
We are so sorry to read of Phyllis' passing. You and all of the family are in our thoughts and praayers.
Dick and Dell Burke and Family
Dell Burke
October 24, 2010
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
ROY &STEPHANIE BRIDGES
October 24, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Joan Williams Anderson
October 24, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Ed. Boyer
October 24, 2010
Beverly, just wanted to let you know you and your family are in my thoughts as you mourn the death of your mother. You and I went to elementary school together.

Audrey McCauley Williams
October 24, 2010
muy sympathy and prayer are to you junie and your family at this time
ray lamm
October 24, 2010
Junie,
My deepest sympathy on the passing of your wife, you and your family are in my prayers.
Kathy Royall
October 24, 2010
My sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Phyllis Donlavey
JoAnne Holliday
October 24, 2010
Dearest Junie,
We send our love and deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God surround you with his love. May He give you peace and comfort in the days to come.
We love you.
Patricia and Maurice Petty
October 23, 2010
JUNIE YOU AND PHILLYS ARE GOOD PEOPLE,I WILL SEE YOU SOON,SHE WILL BE WITH GOD SHE WAS SPECIAL!!!!! MY M S KEEPS ME FROM DRIVING,SEE YOU SOON, JERRY!
October 23, 2010
May God Bless you & Junie. You will always be in our thoughts & Prayers
October 23, 2010
Sorry for your loss.
Sue & Harvey Woodham
Ormond by the Sea, Fl.
Sue Woodham
October 23, 2010
The loss of Phyllis will touch everyone who knew and admired her, she was a SPECIAL Lady. You will ALL be in our thoughts and prayers.
Lee McDaniel
October 23, 2010
Love and Prayers for Junie and his Family...I am sorry for your loss-may comfort fill your hearts knowing Phyllis is pain-free and watching over you every day.
Lynn and Les
Lynn Williamson
October 23, 2010
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Denny Zimmerman
October 23, 2010
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The Staff of Morrissett Funeral Home
October 23, 2010