Phyllis Jean Morris, age 89, of West Liberty, Ohio passed away Sunday evening July 21, 2019, at her home.
She was born in Columbus, Ohio December 23, 1929, to the late Jacob Arthur and Mary Mildred (Humphrey) Detweiler. Phyllis was also preceded in death by a brother, Jacob Lowell Detweiler; a son-in-law, Max Wilkins; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Everett and Delphia Morris; a sister-in-law, Virginia Morris Rainsberger and a brother-in-law, James Morris.
Phyllis married John Morris August 31, 1951 in Bellefontaine, Ohio and he survives in West Liberty. She is also survived by daughter and son-in-law Anita and Rick Pittenger and granddaughter Julia; son and daughter-in-law Dr. Paul and Myra Morris, granddaughter Kristin, grandson and wife Jonathan and Sarah and great-granddaughters Eliza and Sadie, step-grandson Josh, step-grandson and fiancée Elijah and Shyann and step-great-grandson Hunter; daughter Alicia Wilkins, step-granddaughter and husband Kellee and Chris, step-great-grandchildren Xavier, Lucas, and Lillian, step-grandson and wife Jacob and Delayna, step-great-grandchildren Jude, Lydia, Levi, and Micah; son and daughter-in-law Tim and Kelly Morris, granddaughter and husband Brittney and Eric, great-grandchildren Evalena and Nehemiah, grandson and wife Cody and Jessica, great-grandchildren Aria, Luke, and Daniel, granddaughter Madison; brother-in-law Robert Morris; sister-in-law Doris Morris; and several nieces and nephews.
Phyllis was a 1948 graduate of West Liberty High School and a 1953 graduate of Cleveland Bible College, now Malone University. She taught Sunday school classes for many years. She was a member of the Mt. Carmel Friends Church in Cable, and the Mt. Carmel Women’s Missionary Fellowship. She had worked various office jobs and also worked in housekeeping at Green Hills Care Center for twelve years. Phyllis enjoyed reading, word searches, and collecting cardinals and snowmen. She blessed many people over the years with her singing and her card ministry.
Pastor Jereme Proudman and Cody Morris, Phyllis’ grandson, will officiate the funeral service Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 2 P.M. at the Mt. Carmel Friends Church in Cable, Ohio where visitation will be held from noon to the time of the service.
Burial will be at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
The arrangements are being handled by the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty.
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Mt. Carmel Friends Church
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