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Fronia Lucille (Phillips) AutryApril 25, 1925 ~ August 31, 2017 (age 92)
Mrs. Fronia Lucille ( Phillips) Autry, 92, of Bennett, N.C. died Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst. The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Saturday evening at the Joyce - Brady Chapel in Bennett. The funeral service will be conducted Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., at Fall Creek Baptist Church in Bennett, with Rev. Edwin Moore and Rev. Robert Kidd presiding. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery.
Fronia was born in Chatham County, N.C. in 1925, daughter of the late Lonnie Robert Phillips and Ada Lee Finison Phillips. Fronia was a homemaker and devoted her time to taking care of the needs of her family, whom she cherished deeply. She was an active member at Fall Creek Baptist Church and together with her dear friend Clara Estridge, the two of them were able to have the Veteran's Memorial built that stands at Fall Creek today. Known as such a sweet and outgoing lady, having never met a stranger, Fronia will be truly missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Dan Phillips and Malcolm Autry and three brothers Harold, Floyd and Vernon Phillips.
She is survived by two daughters, Doris Purvis and husband Tom of High Falls and Joan Neal and husband Mike of Bear Creek; Two grandchildren, Robbie Moon of High Falls, Adam Neal and wife Carla of Pinehurst ; Two Great-grandchildren, Austin Moon and Beckett Neal and a host of family and friends.
In addition to flowers, the family requests donations to Fall Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund 1745 Fall Creek Church Rd. Bennett, N.C. 27208 or First Health Hospice & Palliative Care P.O. Box 5889 Pinehurst, N.C. 28374 .
Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com .
Joyce - Brady Chapel of Bennett, N.C. is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Autry.