Phyllis Madalene Crites, age 95, of Rig, WV, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV, where she had been a resident for several years. Born on August 6, 1921 in Kessel, WV, she was the daughter of the late Job Snyder and Daisy Kessel Snyder.
Mrs. Crites was a member of Rig Assembly of God Church. She had been a line worker at Rockingham Poultry for over 21 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie P. Crites, two sisters, and one brother. She is survived by one daughter, Nancy E. Evans of Rig, WV; three grandchildren, Lowell Evans, Madalene Vance, and Colleen Hedrick; six great grandchildren; and five great great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Elmore Funeral Home in Moorefield, WV, with Pastor Brad Taylor officiating. Burial followed in Critestown Cemetery, Rig, WV.
Arrangements are under the direction of Elmore Funeral Home.