Muriel Erlean Philyaw

July 22, 2019

Mrs. , age 61, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in Atmore, Alabama.

Mrs. Philyaw was native of Atmore, AL and had resided in the Canoe, Wawbeek, AL area for most of her life. She was a former employee at Vanity Fair as a seamstress; she was a partner of Finley’s Gas Station and worked as a CNA at Atmore Nursing Care and sitting with the elderly. She is preceded in death by her father, Olbren Wilson; mother, Jessie Swindle; husband, Lindsey Edward Philyaw; sister, Marie Booth and brother, Dudley Wilson.

She is survived by one son, William L. Rigby, III of Daphne, AL; two daughters, Jennifer (Robert) Taylor of Forest, MS and Shirley (Brian) Adkison of Goodway, AL; two brothers, Edward “Buck” Wilson of Crestview, FL and Bennie (Cathy) Wilson of Milton, FL; one sister, Jeanette Quick of Century, FL; twelve grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Malcolm Harrelson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Canoe Free Will Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM until service time at 10:00 AM at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Benjamin Jimenez, Michael Weaver, Kevin Jimenez, Henry Wiggins, Kenneth Morrow and Blake Frazier.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jim Commalander and Dudley Flowers.


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