Phyllis Marie Cumbee, 65, of Cascade Drive, Pembroke departed this life Thursday morning, January 24, 2013 as the result of an auto accident. Born in Giles County on July 16, 1947 she was a daughter of the late Frank and Gertrude Young Gillespie. Phyllis was retired from the Celanese Plant at Narrows with 33 yrs. service, attended The Church of God in Pembroke when it was open, and was a member of the Giles High School graduating class of 1965.
She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved husband William R. “Tobie” Cumbee; her son and daughter-in-law Tracy and Bonita Cumbee of Pembroke; her daughter and son-in-law Karen and Benny Tiller of Pembroke; her grandchildren Brandon and his wife Amber Cumbee and Kayla Tiller; her great-grandchild Breezly Cumbee.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall and Pastor James Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday evening from 5 until 7 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.