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Obituary for Phyllis Rhea (Puckett)

Phyllis Yvonne Puckett Rhea, 77, of Cleveland, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Born in Bristol, Virginia, on January 9, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Clovis and Pauline Combow Puckett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter C. Rhea; great-grandson, Christian Phillips; sister, Sandra Morrison and brother, Barry Puckett. She was a member of Cleveland Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Teresa Puckett and husband Paul "Tink" and Connie Chaffin and husband James; granddaughters, Misty Phillips and husband Bobby, Amanda Barton and husband Michael and Hayley Bowman; grandsons, Logan Chaffin and Ethan Chaffin; great-grandsons, Dagan Barton and Nathan Phillips; great-granddaughter, Rhealyn Barton and sister, Jean Hubble and husband David.

Pallbearers will be James Chaffin, Michael Barton, Bobby Phillips, Paul "Tink" Puckett, Beechie Puckett, Jared Dix and Madison Rhea.

Honorary pallbearers will be Don Puckett, David Hubble, James Chaffin, Sr. and Rad Rhea.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at Owens Funeral Service chapel with Rev. Darrell Harmon officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, at Russell Memorial Cemetery in Lebanon. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Condolences can be made to the Rhea family at, Owens Funeral Service, 7 Tate Street, Lebanon, Virginia, is in charge of arrangements.
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