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Phyllis Nell Scudds

April 30, 1928 — February 6, 2021

Phyllis Nell Scudds

Phyllis Nell Scudds, 92, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Saturday morning, February 6, 2021, at Belle Springs Nursing & Rehab.

Phyllis was born in Bellefontaine April 30, 1928, to the late Grover and Mabel Shafer.  She married Harold F. Scudds August 21, 1949 in Bellefontaine, and he preceded her in death April 6, 1994.  She was also preceded in death by six siblings Preston Shafer, Ruth Ruhlman, Grace Funk, Charles Shafer, Richard Shafer and Evelyn Hanson.

Phyllis is survived by her children Bronwyn (William) Skidmore of Bellefontaine, Brian (Jody) Scudds of Columbus and Brad (Kathleen) Scudds of Bellefontaine; eight grandchildren Matthew, Skidmore, Adam Skidmore, Nathan Skidmore, Alan Scudds, Alison Scudds, Dawn Snipes, Brian Scudds and Samantha Scudds; several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Phyllis worked for 15+ years at Vicario's Shoe Store.  She was a member of Kings Daughters and the Methodist Church.  Phyllis enjoyed watching Ohio State football and Cincinnati Reds baseball.  She was very proud of her home and had hoped for it to one day be on a magazine cover.

A graveside service will be held Friday, February 12, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bellefontaine Cemetery.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Scudds family.


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