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Obituary for Shari Phillips Vest (Phillips)

Shari Phillips  Vest (Phillips)
Shari P. Vest, 66, of Salem, VA and Poca, WV, went to be with the Lord after a long illness on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. She is preceded in death by husband, Kermit Lee Vest; parents, George Howard and Ethel Belle (Kincaid) Phillips; maternal grandparents, Norah Rinehart and Thomas Kincaid; and paternal grandparents, Lula Scott and Abner Phillips. Left to cherish her memory are children, Leon Franklin, Jr. and wife, Melinda, Kim Vest and husband, Matt Clark, and Chris Vest and wife, Janice; siblings, Judy Casto, Greg Phillips, Stewart Phillips, and Tammy Phillips; grandchildren, Josh Franklin, Eli Franklin, Gabe Franklin, Grace Franklin, Tori Vest, Ethan Vest, and Gavin Vest; and dear friends, Kim and Oscar Smith, Sharon and Lee Linkous, Jack Clifton and many others. Shari graduated from Montgomery High School in Montgomery, WV in 1968. She worked as a Treasurer’s Clerk for Roanoke County for many years as well as in the ticket office of the Salem Civic Center. Some of Shari’s favorite pastimes were quilting, spending time at Smith Mountain Lake, eating her Moose Track ice cream, and going to Mac And Bob’s every chance she could. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m until 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Sherwood Memorial Park’s Abbey. A graveside service to immediately follow. The family would like to extend a special thanks to John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home for their service during the family’s time of need. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to either The VFW or The American Red Cross. Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.

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