Age: 64 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Sunday, April 27, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Wanda Hensley Phillips of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 at the John F. Keever Solace Center. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Harue and Blanche Wilson Hensley. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Donna Watts. Wanda attended Little Creek Church of God and was a great basketball player in school and loved watching Men’s ACC Carolina Basketball. She loved her Lord, going to church and her family.
Surviving is her daughter, Becky Bradley and husband, Eric, of Bakersville; sons: Geno Phillips and friend, Phoebe Dietrich and Matthew Phillips and fiancée, Melissa Browning; grandsons: Willie Ray Pendland, Darren Wright, Josh Phillips and Marckus Phillips; brothers and sisters: Renee Polk and husband, Don, of Redwood City, CA, Danny Hensley and wife, Debbie, of Bee Log and Tracy Hensley and wife, Tracie, also of Bee Log; special friends: Lillian Silvers and Jane Wilson. Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral Services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 1st in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Dayton Lewis will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Wilson Cemetery on Will Wilson Road off of Little Creek Road.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Yancey, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 or to John F. Keever Solace Center, 21 Belvedere Road, Asheville, NC 28803.