Angelene E. Phillips
August 29, 1921 ‒ September 10, 2014
Angelene E. Phillips, age 93, of Fairway Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Ross Heart Hospital of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She was born on August 29, 1921 in Knox County to the late Edgar and Ruth (Hyatt) Cochran. Angelene was a 1939 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and in 1943 she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree and in 1961 her Master’s Degree both in Home Economics from The Ohio State University.
Angelene was employed as a home economics teacher for Fredericktown High School and taught commercial foods at the Knox County Joint Vocational School before retiring in 1983 as a Home Economics Agent with the Ohio State University Extension. She was a member of the Ohio and National Retired Teachers Associations, Ann Hill Chapter #81 Order of Eastern Star in Fredericktown, Alpha Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, National Association of Home Economics Agents and the Fredericktown First Presbyterian Church. Angelene was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Gary Frye of Marietta, her son, David Phillips of Fredericktown, six grandchildren, Dr. Bret (Erin) Frye of Marietta, Layne (Trent) Shidaker of The Woodlands, Texas, Justin (Melissa) Frye of Cincinnati, Dr. John (Molly) Frye of Marietta, Dale (Abbie) Picciuto of Sandusky and Joshua Phillips of Columbus, 10 great grandchildren, Allison and Jillian Shidaker, Nathan and Maggie Frye, Thomas, Stella and Olivia Frye, Max and Tyler Frye, Alexandria Picciuto, three sisters, Anita Bair of Gahanna, Katharine (William) Brown of Fredericktown and Peggy Murphy of Zanesville.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Phillips Jr., two sisters, Maxine Scott and Imogene Coffing, two brothers, R. Wesley Cochran and Paul E. Cochran.
Friends may call on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. A funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Fredericktown Presbyterian Church, 17 S. Main Street, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019. Rev. Michael W. Smith will be officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions in Angelene’s name may be made to the Fredericktown First Presbyterian Church.
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