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Phyllis “Grandma” Goforth

FEBRUARY 17 — Phyllis “Grandma” Goforth passed away on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. She was born on October 6, 1932 in Sarasota, Florida and moved to Hampden-Sydney in 1961.

Her favorite things in life were her family, her animals and bowling.

She is survived by her children, Robert Crater (Cindy) of Tacoma, WA, Brenda Brown (John) of Hampden-Sydney, Mark Crater (Carmen) of Cumberland and Sally Goforth of Hampden-Sydney; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Cecil Ray Goforth and a son, Patrick Michael Crater.

All arrangements are being made privately by the family.

Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangments. www.shorterfuneralhome.com