Mr. W. Phil Wynn

d. before 1989

Emory and Henry College, A. B., B. S.

Industrial Cooperative Training, I. C. T. Club Sponsor, Diversified Occupations, Diversified Occupation Sponsor, Bible Club Sponsor

  Diversified Occupations
"Mr. Wynn shows Jerry Adkins ('62), Roy Morrison ('61), Edward Self ('62), Jimmy Starling ('62), and Mitchell Strickland ('62) a booklet on auto mechanics, which is one of the fields open to students taking Diversified Occupations."
1960 Anchor, p. 117 1961 Anchor, p. 45 Friday, November 21, 1962 Issue of the Beacon 1962 Anchor, p. 30
05/17/04 05/17/04 Courtesy of Dave Spriggs ('64)
of VA - 02/10/08
Thanks, Dave!

Iris Quarles Wynn

Iris Q. Wynn, 85, passed away at Chesapeake General Hospital on Wednesday, March 27, 2002.

A native of Altavista, Va., she had been a Chesapeake resident for 10 years. She was a class valedictorian at Altavista High School and attended both Radford and William and Mary colleges. She graduated from Emory & Henry College with a B.A. in English in 1954. While at Emory, she was a member of Zeta Phi Sorority and the Thalian Society.

Wynn was an elementary school teacher for the City of Newport News for 19 years and retired from the state of Virginia after 32 years of state service. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Newport News and was also a member of the church's Circle #5. During the past 10 years she was a regular attendee at Oak Grove United Methodist in Chesapeake. She was a member and vice president of Delta Kappa Gamma, a member of the Newport News Education Association, the Virginia Education Association and the National Education Association.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W.
Phil Wynn Sr., and two daughters, Iris Fay Wynn Yarbrough and Dorothy Kay Wynn .

Survivors include three sons, W.
Phil Wynn Jr. of Chesapeake, Ronald L. Wynn of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Dr. James E. Wynn
of Summerville, S.C.; two brothers, E.B. Quarles of Wilmington, Del., and Leroy Quarles of Hampton; 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and nine nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at Peninsula Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at First United Methodist Church in Newport News. Officiating will be the Rev. John LeGault, assisted by Joseph Umidi. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.

Published in the Daily Press from 3/31/02 to 4/1/02.


- Deadsy

Let's take the longest way through the hallways of your mind.
Upon your knees, the phantom breeze of a shipwreck lost in time.
Your envy mirror, the kelly fear adorns the walls in slime.
Figure it out, just like you used to.
In the absence of proud, that's when you're cursed to prove.
And as the perfect wings'll glide, cleansed are men of all the mice.
Past the pain, we tend to strive, or that's how it seems to beginners.
Accept awards throughout our lives, to make young lovers intertwine.
Perhaps the end'll come tonight, so hooray for the Winners.
A vast abyss, where lie dismissed ideas of yours and mine.
But brought to kneel by the Grecian Seal, we join the family line.
You'll never thrill the bold divisions in the sky,
of whom predestined you to always be the last in line.
Because the Winner's young and bright.
Let the heavens make it right.
A warm and gentle breeze at night.
Bereft, you are of plans to gain no misery, you're no surprise we're born to fight,
suck the marrow of life the Winners forever preside.

[Thanks to for these lyrics]

"Winners" lyrics courtesy of,
at the suggestion of my son, Nathaniel Harty, of IL - 05/17/04
Thanks, Nathaniel!

"Winners" midi courtesy of,
also at the suggestion of my son, Nathaniel Harty, of IL - 05/17/04
Thanks again, Nathaniel!

Mrs. Wynn's obituary added on 04/22/08

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