Phyllis Metcalf

phyllis metcalf

February 15, 1963 ~ February 22, 2023

Born in: Henderson County, NC
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Phyllis Metcalf, 60, passed away February 22, 2023.

Mrs. Metcalf was born in Henderson County to the late Frank and Zelda Mae Davis Mathis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Metcalf who passed on June 9, 2021; three sisters, Patricia Baldwin, Carolyn Davis and Juanita Lanning and six brothers, Dennis Mathis, Carmel Mathis, Philip Mathis, Oden Edmonds, Roger Edmonds and Nehemiah Edmonds.

Phyllis loved being at home with her family. She enjoyed singing in church when she was little and she loved being with Eddie when he would work on cars.

Phyllis and Eddie married on December 12, 1980. They raised seven children together; Virginia Hartle (John), Linda Hoglen (Timothy), Eddie Metcalf (Lynn), Adam Metcalf, Desirae Metcalf, Rowdy Wiles, and Moses Wiles; She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Jessica Hoglen, Elizabeth Carpenter, Timothy Hoglen II, Brandon Hartle, Jordan Metcalf, Jeremiah Metcalf, Dakota Surrett, Logan Surrett and Macee Surrett; two great grandchildren, Navhia Rose Metcalf and Khiaus King Metcalf and three sisters, Susan Dixon, Barbara Kilby, Frankie Covington.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Pastor Phillip Youngblood officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at Hoopers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.


Funeral Service: February 28, 2023 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


Visitation: February 28, 2023 1:00 pm - May 26, 2024 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704



Hoopers Creek Cemetery
Hoopers Creek Church Road
Fletcher, NC


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Aunt Phyllis you are forever in my heart. Fly high with your beautiful Angel wings. With much love and remembrance.

  2. Aunt Phyllis you are going to be missed by so many but you are pain free and up there with so many love ones and they have opened up their arms and welcomed you home.

  3. I will always love you God knows my heart and he is the judge she loved my brother Eddie so very much now they are together again

  4. We are so sorry for the loss of Miss Phyllis, we love you all and may God comfort you. Take comfort in knowing that she is now free from suffering and surrounded by angels, love you all, Mary and Ronnie Fowler

  5. I love you, Phyllis. I have many cherished memories of you as far back as 1976 when we lived in Mr. Youngblood’s house. We had so much fun walking the roads in Hooper’s Creek, staying the night with one another, and getting into mischief, and eating the most amazing meals cooked by your momma and mine. Rest in Peace. I will see you soon. I love you.

  6. Prayers for the three sisters I know. I love you all ❤️.
    Phyllis was a good friend and a great mom to her children.
    I’m so sorry for your lost Frankie, Barbara and Susan and her children and grandchildren.
    She will always be remembered 💖. Her smile and her laughter.
    R.I.P. my sister in Christ and by family.
    Frankie Barbara and Susan if you need something that I’m able to do something for you 3 Please let me know. My heart goes out to you all.

  7. My heartfelt sympathy and love during this heartbreaking time. I’ll always remember her sweet smile and the kindness shes shown me throughout my life. May she rest in peace and open her eyes in glory.

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