She was preceded in death by her cherished parents, Haywood “Yo-Yo” and Jane Louise Phifer.
Kitty leaves behind her husband Bill Deaton; sons, Michael (Jodi) Sharpe of Hamlet, Jim (Wanda) Sharpe of Mt. Gilead; daughter, Kelly Deaton of Salisbury; brothers, Haywood (Carmen) Phifer of Houston, TX, Dawson (Terri) Phifer of Hamlet; sister, Bonnie Melton of Rockingham; grandchildren, Perry and Griffin Sharpe, Joy and Nick Sharpe, Josey and PJ Howell, and Troy Latham. Also surviving are many dear nieces, a nephew, and a large extended family.
The family will receive visitors from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham.
Kitty was the heart of her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
— Paid obituary
Richmond County Daily Journal
Wednesday, June 3, 2009