Phyllis Maxine Gunckel Lear, age 80 of Bradford, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at her residence. She was born July 12, 1931 in Greenville, Ohio the daughter of the late Francis M. & Earlene M. (Thompson) Lyme. She worked at Poultry Producers in Versailles, the Cozy Corner of Bradford, and the Coffee Shop of Greenville.
She is preceded in death by her parents; previous husband: Earl L. Gunckel; Sons: infant Keith, & Duane Hoffman; Grandson: Zachary Yohey; Brothers: Forest A., Infant Dale Jr., & Richard H. Lyme; Sister: Catherine L. Brown.
She is survived by her husband: Harold Lear of Bradford; Sons: Steven Yohey of Greenville, Dennis Yohey of Greenville, Richard Yohey of Tennessee, Edward W. Hoffman of Florida; Step Children: Keith Lear, Bonnie Lingo, & Brenda Hinkle; 16 Grandchildren; 15 Great Grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; numerous step grandchildren, & great grandchildren; Brother: Norman E. Lyme of Versailles.
Services will be held on Saturday January 7, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Ohio. Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday January 6, 2012 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Darke County.
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