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Euvilla "Phyllis" Cothran Massey

Published: 07/03/2013

Euvilla "Phyllis" Cothran Massey, age 85, of Morristown, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital.

She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Lon Massey, parents Melvin and Lucinda Cotheran, brother Fairdy, and sisters Oda, Essie, Sally, Allene, Alma, and Laney.

She is survived by her sister Eliza Huskey, sister-in-law Laura Cotheran, and many nieces, nephews, and special friends.

She and her husband Lon lived in Guam for 38 years. She was a professional bowler, winning many tournaments and enjoyed playing golf and traveling.

For the past two and one-half years, she had lived at Regency Retirement Village in Morristown where she attended the Regency Community Church.

The family will receive friends from 1:00—2:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, with the funeral service following at 2:30 p.m. in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fred Cagle and Rev. Fred Lehrer officiating. Burial will follow in the Cotheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to a charity of choice.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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