Phyllis J. Anderson
June 22, 1927 ‒ October 08, 2010
MANSFIELD ~ “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” (Albert Pike) Phyllis Anderson’s kind and generous spirit remain immortal…her legacy…living forever in the hearts of her family.
Phyllis has been liberally rewarded for her generosity, as the Lord was kind to her and peacefully brought her into His presence Friday night October 8, 2010. She was 83.
Born Phyllis Janice Ewers on June 22, 1927 in Mansfield to Glendon L. and Laurabelle (Davis) Ewers, was graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1946 and remained a lifelong Mansfield resident.
For more than 25 years Phyllis worked as a cook and baker with Mansfield City Schools in the cafeteria at Malabar High School, retiring in 1989.
She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church and Mansfield Senior High School Alumni Association. Remember ed for her great sense of humor, Phyllis had the ability to keep everyone around her laughing ~ lightening their day.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Mark & Sandy Anderson of Mansfield; grandsons Shane Anderson of Columbus and Scott Anderson of Mansfield; and great grandson Micah Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Anderson in 1987. Also deceased are her brothers Jack Ewers and Robert Ewers.
The Anderson family will receive friends Wednesday, October 13, 2010 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where her funeral service will immediately follow at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Jim Berry will preside. Private burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.
Contributions in her memory are encouraged to the Alzheimer’s Association, and may be made at the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Anderson family, and private condolences to them may be made at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com