Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Phyllis Louise (Swank) North (August 6, 2019)

Phyllis Louise (Swank) North, age 89, of Greenville, OH, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at 8:00 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, OH. She was born on October 26, 1929, in Greenville, OH, to the late H. Ray Swank & Loretta (Bunger) Swank.

Phyllis is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Steven & Melonia North of Greenville, OH; grandchildren, Justin & Kristi North & great-grandson, Cody North all of Columbus, OH; siblings, Barbara (Swank) Brewer of Greenville, OH, Rev. George Swank of Nappanee, IN; and numerous nieces & nephews.

In addition to her parents, Phyllis is preceded in death by her husband, Lester North; sister, Kathleen (Swank) Rife Baker; brothers, Ray Swank, Jr., Harry Swank, & Marvin Swank.

Phyllis retired from Fram-Honeywell. She was a faithful member of Greenville Church of the Brethren. Phyllis’ mission in life was being a witness for her Lord and a caregiver.

There will be a Celebration of Life Service on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, 1499 North Broadway St., Greenville, OH, with Pastor Ron Sherck officiating. The family will receive guests on Sunday, from 12:30 PM until the time of the service at 2:00 PM. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fort Jefferson, OH.

The family wishes that memorial contributions be given to Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund, American Diabetes Association, or State of the Heart Hospice in lieu of flowers.
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