ZEBULON - Mrs. Darnell Phillips Spann died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday, Dec. 6) at Pilot Baptist Church. Entombment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

She was the daughter of the late William Ivan (W.I.) and Ella Green Phillips and was a lifelong resident of Franklin County and a graduate of Bunn High School. She was a retired elementary school teacher, having taught for 30 years.

Surviving: her husband, Calvin H. Spann; daughters, Dorothy S. Alford (John) and Judy S. Bennett (Larry); sisters, Wilma P. Griffin of Jamesville and Yvonne Eddy of Alexandria, Va.; 59 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter and three brothers, Rondal, Dexrel and Val Phillips.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pilot Baptist Church, 8103 NC 39 Highway S., Zebulon, NC 27597 or to Heartland Hospice, 31117 Poplarwood Ct., Suite 114, Raleigh, NC 27604.