2011-12-01 / Obituaries

Phyllis J. Nearhood

Orbisonia, 55

Phyllis J. Nearhood, 55, Orbisonia, died at 10:35 a.m., Thursday, November 24, 2011, at her home.

Born June 19, 1956, at Mc- Connellsburg, she was the daughter of Edna (Smith) Souders, Orbisonia, who survives at her home and the late Albert Souders. She was united in marriage to Daniel K. Nearhood January 31, 1976, at Orbisonia. He preceded her in death April 22, 2009.

She is survived by her sons: Curt D. Nearhood of Shade Gap and Kenneth L. Nearhood, Orbisonia, and her grandson, Seth Nearhood; siblings: Roger James Souders and his wife, Mary, and Pam Fortney and her husband, Donald, all of Mount Union; Patricia Holden and her husband, Donald, of Saltillo; Alan Souders and his wife, Lorie, of Carlisle and Gayle Souder of Shirleysburg.

She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy, Orbisonia.

She was employed by Dallco Industries Inc., Rockhill Furnace, and prior to that, at JLG Industries Inc., McConnellsburg.

She enjoyed Sunday dinners, gatherings with family and spending time with her dog, Coco.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, November 27, at Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia. Rev. Don Pflugh officiated. Interment was made at Orbisonia Cemetery.

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