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Phyllis Frazier James, 77, of Madison, MD, passed away with her family by her side on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Chesapeake Woods Center, Cambridge.
Born June 4, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Adith Jarrett Frazier and Howard Frazier.
Phyllis attended the local schools and graduated from Cambridge High School with the Class of 1954. She continued her education majoring in nursing, first obtaining LPN from Dover and then obtained her RN from Salisbury State. She worked in senior care with nursing homes in southern Maryland and then in Cambridge. In order to better serve the patients that she cared so much for she became a Licensed Administrator of Nursing. After over 30 years in the field she retired from nursing to pursue her second career as a real estate broker. She, along with her husband Ed, operated Phyllis James and Associates since 1987. Phyllis continued in the business until her health began to fail. She was a very kind person who loved to help people. During her careers she had helped so many in many ways. Her caring way, her smiling face and her grand personality will be missed by family and friends alike.
Phyllis was a life- long and dedicated member of Madison United Methodist Church. She had held various positions including organist, Treasurer and Chairman of the Board. She was a member of Madison Volunteer Fire Company, VFW Post 7460, B.P.O. Elks #1272, and the Dorchester Board of Realtors serving as President.
Surviving her besides her husband Ed, who she married October 26, 1963, are sons Doug Mayhorn of Toddville, Jack James and wife Carrie of Cambridge and John James and wife Bernice of New Jersey; sister Joan Frazier of Cambridge; brother Howard Frazier and wife Gloria of Madison; grandchildren Jason James and wife Amanda, Megan Walling, Morgan Walker, Jessica Hickman and husband Louis, Douglas Mayhorn, Joshua King and wife Patty and Jeremiah King; great-grandchildren Emilia Walker, Prudence Walling, Asher Walling, Christian James, Hayden James and Layla Hickman; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her parents was her daughter Cindy Walker who passed away June 21, 2010.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 6 till 8:00 p.m. at the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 5, 2014 beginning 1:00 p.m. at Madison United Methodist Church, Madison with Rev. Dr. Robert Kirkley officiating.
Interment will follow at Old Trinity Church Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jack James, John James, Wade Kenny, Tommy Frazier, Doug Mayhorn, Robin Hall, Danny Frazier and Douglas Mayhorn.
Flowers will be welcomed or memorial donations can be sent in Phyllis’ name to Madison United Methodist Church, Old Madison Road, Madison MD 21648.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Wednesday June 4, 2014 , 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
Thursday June 5, 2014 , 1:00 p.m. at Madison United Methodist Church
Thursday June 5, 2014 , 2:00 p.m. at Old Trinity Church Cemetery
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Facts Born: June 4, 1936
Death: June 2, 2014
Madison United Methodist Church, Old Madison Road, Madison, MD 21648
Heather Collison For 30 this woman watched me grow up, she saw me become the woman I am today she showed me how to be strong, independent, and how to love god and she showed me that a woman can be both loving and powerful at the same time. It gives me great sadness to see her go but the memories of all the Sunday's spent together in church, all the events in the community we shared comfort me in this time and her memory will live on so that I can show my daughters how to be strong powerful god loving women. Rest in peace Miss Phyllis you will be missed! 06/20/2014 Jo Alice & Mike Mospan We met Phyllis at a local restaurant shortly after moving to Cambridge 3 years ago. She was a lovely woman and I'm glad I got to know her before her health began to fail so badly. 06/05/2014 MELODY BROWN RN Mr. James and family-I was saddened to hear of Ms. Phyllis's passing. I am glad I was able to speak with her 3 days before her passing. She will be sadly missed. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. 06/04/2014 Nancy Townsend Windsor Heartfelt condolences to Phyllis's family from another 1954 graduate. 06/04/2014 Colleen Curran-Bromwell I love you so much and will miss you! You have been such a gem to this world! I will never forget your many kindnesses shown to me though the years. You have made a great impact to all to have had the privilege of knowing you. God rest your soul our dear angel! Love and prayers to your dear family! ~ Colleen, Wayne and Wayne III 06/04/2014 Ethel Wingate Very sorry for yor loss.Phyllis was a very nice lady.knew her many years.Kept her kids few times when they were little.May God help you at this time. 06/03/2014 janet whaples willey EDDIE, I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT PHYLLIS,EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T KNOW HER VERY LONG, I FELT LIKE SHE WAS A GREAT PERSON WHO WOULD DO ANYTHING FOR ANYONE. SHE WAS TRULY AN ASSET TO THIS COMMUNITY AND WIL BE GREATLY MISSED!!! (TERRI'S SISTER) 06/03/2014 timothy foxwellt eddie , so sorry to hear the news of mrs phyllis. so always had the time to stop and visit if it need be . my prayers go out to you and your family . take care 06/03/2014 patty lake Phyllis was a great person to me and will greatly miss. 06/03/2014 Billie Jo Willoughby I am so saddened by Ms. Phyllis passing I feel very fortunate to have known such a kind gentle lady and happy to say I got to spend some quality time with her when she encouraged me to try real estate. Phyllis you will be missed by many and I can still hear your gentle beautiful voice. God Bless and God speed our new Angel. 06/03/2014 Shirley James Eddie & Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. Phyllis will surely be missed by all who knew and loved her. Will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. 06/03/2014 ADAM KELLEY My thoughts and prayers are with the family. 06/03/2014 Larry & Kay Parks Eddie & family, We're so sorry for the loss of Phyliss. She will be missed by the community and all that knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 06/03/2014 Deanna Marshall Eddie & family, My heartfelt love and prayers go out to you in the lose of Phyllis. I did not hear she was so ill. She was a great friend to me all my life. She will be greatly missed. Deanna 06/03/2014 Windy B. Karpavage 06/03/2014 Joe & Nancy Barrack 06/03/2014 Buddy & Barb Mowbray Dear Eddie and Family: We are so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful and wonderful lady who always brought a smile to your heart. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her but heaven is a little brighter. 06/03/2014 Enessa & Kelly Whitten Eddie and Family, We are truly sorry for the loss of Phyllis. She will be fondly remembered as always having a smile on her face and putting one on ours. Such a kind and loving lady that will be missed by so many. You all our in our thoughts and prayers. 06/03/2014 Nancy Hettling I am sad to read of the passing of Mrs. James. I had the pleasure of taking care of her many times at Dorchester General Hospital. During our many late night early morning conversations, I noticed a common theme. She loved her family and her life. I hope you are at peace. Rest easy Ms. Phyllis. Deepest Sympathy, Nancy Hettling RN 06/03/2014 Randall Bradshaw I am truly sorry to hear of Phyllis's death. She was a good friend. We go back a lot of years when we "The Bradshaw Boys played for dances at Madison School I hold some very fine memories. 06/02/2014 Dawn Lednum I am so sorry to hear this news. We have known each other for almost 30 years. God speed my friend, you will be missed. 06/02/2014 James and Lena Wallis Fitzhugh Eddie and Family: We were so sorry to hear about Phyllis ..She was a very sweet lady .,. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 06/02/2014 Carmel Hopkins So sorry to hear of the loss of Phyllis James, my prayers are being sent out to the family of her. 06/02/2014 Jim & Chris Windsor Mr. Ed & family. So very sorry to hear of Mrs. Phyllis passing, she was truly a wonderful person and will be sadly missed by all whom she touched throughout her life. Deepest Sympathy to everyone. 06/02/2014 Steve Abbott Eddie and family,So sorry to hear about Phyllis,Our thoughts and prayers to all. Steve and Karen Abbott 06/02/2014 Cindy Miller Boluk Love, thoughts and prayers are sent to all the family. She was my mentor, as well as a good friend. Loved her so much. 06/02/2014 Kitten Frazier So very sorry to hear this. I unfortunately will not be able to attend the services; my school schedule in Alabama does not allow for it. Know that I am sending prayers for the comfort of our family during this difficult time. 06/02/2014 Samandpeg 06/02/2014
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