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Shirley

Highlander

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July 9, 2009

SHIRLEY HIGHLANDER Shirley Louise Phillips Highlander, 65, of 117 E.. Trout Street, died, this morning, Thrusday, July 9, 2009 at Alleghany Regional Hospital in Low Moor. She was born May 27, 1944 in Alderson, West Virginia, a daughter of the late James M. and Clara Boyd Phillips. Mrs. Highlander was a homemaker and was a member of the Grace Brethren Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Gail Highlander in 1976. Surviving are her husband of 48 years , W. Hugh Highlander of Covington; her daughter, Terry Lynn Wood and her husband Kevin of Newport News; her son, William A. "Billy" Highlander and his wife, Monique of Goldsboro, NC; five grandchildren, Tyler Wood ; Trevor Wood and Kaitlyn Wood all of Newport News; Stephanie Highlander and Shelby Highlander , both of Goldsboro, NC ; two sisters, Barbara and Joe Bradley of Alderson, WV and Nancy and Lee Feamster of Charleston, WV; three brothers, James and Mary Phillips of Forest City, NC; Eddie and Carol Phillips of Radcliff, KY and Pat and Devina Phillips of Alderson; brother in law, Paul and Vickie Highlander of Knighdale, NC and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, July 11, 2009 in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Gillette officiating. The interment will be made in the Alleghany Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive their friends Friday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at the Arritt Funeral Home. Memorial Information In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial donations may be made to the Shirley Highlander Memorial Fund: In care of ,Grace Brethren Church , 2507 S. Carpenter Drive, Covington, VA 24426.
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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