Denese Faye Phillips Dameron

Published 12:52 pm Friday, July 22, 2022

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Denese Faye Phillips Dameron, 66, of Landrum SC, passed away July 19, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Charles Ray and Mary McClure Phillips and the wife of William Ernest Dameron.

She was of the Baptist faith. Denese worked for several years as a dispatcher for Tryon Police Department and Polk County Sheriff’s Office but most recently retired from the Landrum News Leader. She loved to read but especially loved her grandkids.

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In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Paul Dameron (Traci); a daughter, Pam Easler; sister, Bernadine Walters; grandchildren, Kalyn Dameron, Timothy Dameron, Chris Easler, Josh Ham, and Michael Ham; ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be planned for a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Foothills Humane Society, 989 Little Mountain Road, Columbus, NC 28722.

Condolences may be left for the family at


 Petty Funeral Home & Crematory

Landrum, SC