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Phyllis Diann Hickmond Munnerlyn
  • June 8, 1955 - January 27, 2019
  • Southern Pines, North Carolina

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Phyllis Diann Hickmond Munnerlyn was born June 8, 1955 in Pinehurst, North
Carolina. She peacefully departed this life on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at
her home.

The family will receive friends Wednesday (1/30/19) from 7:00-8:00 pm at
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage. A funeral service will be held
at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Harrington Chapel F.W.B. Church
in Southern Pines, NC with Elder Kevin B. Henry officiating.

She was the daughter of the late Richard Sr. and Vera C. Hickmond. She was
also preceded in death by her brother Nelson Hickmond. Phyllis was united
in marriage to Lee Vance Munnerlyn on March 8, 1981.

Not only was Phyllis a devoted wife and mother, she will be remembered for
her love and caring for the elderly, especially those who resided in
nursing homes. She became a licensed minister in 2015 and built her
ministry serving Morrisville, NC to Durham, NC and most recently Pinehurst,
NC. Her favorite hobby was shopping, favorite color was black and she
loved white sunglasses.

She was employed by IBM for 16 years and worked in several locations
including Durham, NC; Dallas, TX; Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC and worked
for RF Micro Devices and Duke Medical Center. Her most recent employment
was at UNC-Rex Hospitals for 14 years.

Surviving to cherish her precious memories are her husband, Lee Vance and a
loving son, Lawrence Hickmond both of the home; two brothers; Richard Jr.
(Nell) of Fredericksburg and Larry of Carthage; five sisters, Shirley Siler
of Gibsonville, NC; Brenda Smoke of Sanford, NC; Linda Hickmond of
Goldsboro, NC; Eleanor (Woodrow) Hardy of Carthage, NC; Doretha (Jessie)
Lynch of Cameron, NC; one uncle, Denzel (Yvonne) Covington; a best friend
and confidant Thomas Rhodes of Charlotte, NC; two special sons, Damon Bost
and Shawn Williams both of Charlotte, NC and a host of other relatives and

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is serving the Munnerlyn family.

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