Phyllis E. Frye

March 18, 1927 ‒ August 18, 2010

Gilead, Indiana

Phyllis E. Frye, 83, of Galion, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 at Magnolia Terrace in Galion after failing health.

Born Mar. 18, 1927 in Gilead, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Alma Whisler. She was preceded in death on July 18, 2000 by her husband, Francis P. Frye whom she married on May 4, 1974. She had previously been married to Nobert Foor of Galion.

Phyllis had been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was currently a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Galion. She retired from the Galion City Schools in 1996 after 29 years where she was a secretary, first at North Elementary School, then at Galion Senior High School and later at the Galion Board of Education office.

Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Steve Washington of Lexington; one step-son and step-daughter-in-law, Ron and Judy Frye of Galion; one step-daughter, Mary Jane Frye of Bucyrus; two grandchildren, Tim Washington and Ann Washington; two step-grandchildren, Lisa and Laurie and one sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Otho Bryie of Florida.

In addition to her husband and parents she was also preceded in death by one sister, Willadean Helvey.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2010 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 21, with Rev. Tom Snode officiating. Burial will be next to her husband, Francis, at Fairview Cemetery in Galion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Magnolia Terrace Activity Fund, 1110 N. Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 780 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, Ohio 44906.