Candace L. Phillips of Elizabeth City, Feb. 17

By on February 20, 2018

Candace L. Phillips or “Candy” as she was best known, passed away Saturday February 17, 2018 in Virginia Beach. She was 72 years old. Born in Franklin County, Ohio, Candy worked as a bookkeeper for many years before retiring.

Survivors include her husband Wallace “Skip” Phillips of the Elizabeth City residence; her daughter, Jennifer Plumley; her step-daughter Keesha Lynn Phillips; her two brothers, Dan Jesson and Tom Jesson- all of Ohio as well as many other family members, in-laws and extended family members. Many close friends also survive, including Mary Kelly and Brian Smith of Kill Devil Hills, NC.

The family is holding a private celebration of Candy’s life Saturday February 24, 2018. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers are gratefully welcome at the American Heart Association.


Condolences to the family may be expressed via the on-line register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. Nags Head was entrusted with arrangements.

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