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Phyllis Redmond

November 23, 1923 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 96)


Phyllis Shelton Redmond, 96, of Martinsburg, WV, formerly of Flatwoods, KY, passed away June 10, 2020 in the WVU- J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, in Morgantown, WV. 

Mrs. Redmond was born Nov. 23, 1923, to the late Harry Independence and Imogene Rouse Shelton. 

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Redmond whom she met in Salvisa, KY and married in Washington, DC before they lived in the Rockville Maryland area for the majority of their years together; also her brother, Harry Lytle Shelton; sister, Beatrice Shelton Robinson; brother-in-law, William Ambrose Robinson; and son-in-law, Joseph Walton Cunningham II. 

Phyllis was a member of the Methodist Faith, holding membership at Millian Memorial United Methodist Church in Rockville, Maryland where she was an active member, and attended both Trinity United Methodist Church in Martinsburg, WV in her later years and Advance Memorial United Methodist Church in Flatwoods, KY in her youth. She was a former secretary for the United States Federal Government, working for the Pentagon in Corridor D, and for the Department of the Interior and the Army Map Service. 

Mrs. Redmond was also a member of Pentalpha Chapter No. 38, of the Eastern Star in Maryland. In her free time she enjoyed reading, needle work and was a fantastic homemaker and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. 

Surviving her is her daughter, Brenda Jean Redmond Cunningham; granddaughter, Cara Lee Cunningham Oglesby and  husband, Shawn; and granddaughter, Chrissa R.L. Cunningham; along with six great-grandchildren, Erin Phyllis Ammon (26), Richard Joseph Ammon (23), Jamie Lynn Smith (20), James Floyd Smith IV (19), Jean Eliza Smith (18), and Zackary Logan Oglesby (14).

Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at the Hebron Cemetery in Salvisa, KY. 

Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY, is caring for arrangements.

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