Phyllis Mae Snow

October 15, 1920 ‒ November 11, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Phyllis Mae Snow.

Phyllis, age 97, passed away as she wished, peacefully in her home with family by her side in Mount Vernon, Ohio on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Phyllis is survived by her children Ron (Aviva) Snow, Jeanette Coursen, and Melinda Snow; her grandchildren, Lisa (Lee) Stephens, Rhonda (Russell) Phillippi, Brenda (Oliver Portmann) Snow, Craig (Suzette) Gates, Debra Snow; great-grandchildren Russell Phillippi Jr., Stephanie (Ryan) Asquith, Jonathon Phillippi, Rachel Gates, Parker Phillips, Rebekah Stephens, Eli Gates, and her great-great grandchild Avery Asquith. She is also survived by extended family, nieces and nephews, and a brother Robert Laymon.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband Howard; her parents Roy and Delta Laymon; and her three brothers and two sisters.

We will remember Phyllis for her keen sense of humor, her deep love for her children and family and her legendary cooking and pies. She will be dearly missed.

The family will observe a private service. Private burial will take place in Ebenezer Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Mulberry St. United Methodist Church, 205 N. Mulberry St, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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  • Dear Jeanette, Ron, and Family, I was saddened to read about the passing of your beautiful Mother. Please know that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you my deepest sympathy and friendship. Sincerely, Susan (Nash) Huggins/Fredericktown

  • I will miss you forever Grandma. You were the absolute best. I love you more than words can express. RIP now little warrior. ❤️ Love Bren

  • Dear Jeanette, Sorry to read of your mother’s passing. What a long wonderful life she had. I copied the obituary for Aunt Marge and will mail it off to her tomorrow. She thought the world of your Mom and Dad and always ask about Phyliss when I call her. My Sincere condolences. Pat Porter

  • Ron, Melinda, Brenda, Stephanie, and Avery-
    Please accept our condolences on the passing of your Mother/Grandmother/Great Grandmother/Great Great Grand Mother. It was an honor to have known such a great and spirited woman. Your entire family are in our hearts and minds.
    Fondly, Robin & Audie Branscome

  • Ron, Melinda, Brenda, Debbie, Parker and Stephanie,

    I was so sorry to hear about your mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. I never meet her but I know she was a remarkable women based on all the wonderful stories I have heard. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.

    Love to all,


  • Dear Ron, Jeanette & Melinda,

    I am thinking of you and your sweet mother tonight. She was always smiling and fun to be around. She was kind to all of us grandkids and always had a mischievous twinkle in her eye. But her greatest accomplishment in life is the legacy of you three and your families. I loved her, and I love you all. Much love, Terrence

  • Dear Cuzins, So sorry for your loss. Aunt Phyllis was a a prescious gem. A joy to be with, sweet and full of life. Our loved ones leave us with a legacy of love that remains until we go to join them again. Hold on to the love. They are alive in our memories. I loved her and love each of you. May the Grace of God comfort you. Love, Wanda

  • Dear Aviva, Ron, and Family,
    I am so sad to hear the news of your mom’s passing. She was truly a great lady and she raised an incredible son. Her legacy lives on in her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchild, and all those whose lives she came in contact.May her memory be a blessings to all.
    Michele and Family

  • To the extended family of Mrs. Snow:
    Many of you do not know me but for those of you who do, please accept my deepest heartfelt sympathies and condolences on your loss. May you find comfort in all the fond memories and I know that somehow a little bit of her lives on in each of you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers,

  • To Jeanette, Ron and Ronda, John and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your extended families. Your mom was a very lovely lady and I always enjoyed visiting with her. My God give her peace now that she is with Him.
    Love, Sally

  • To Jeanette, Ron & Family, Bud & I send our deepest sympathy to you & your family. Losing one’s Mom is a hard thing to do, but we now know that she is in peace. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Peggy & Bud

  • Dear Aunt Jeanette,

    Our deepest sympathies to you & your family at this time. Praying God will bring comfort to all. She was a very special lady!

    Love & prayers,
    Terry & Darlene Coursen

    Psalm 116:15
    Precious in the sight of the Lord,
    is the death of His saints.

    2 Corinthians 5
    5 For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

  • What a lovely lady who graced our world for 97 years. She has shown us how to live life through her example. Thanks Phyllis for your integrity, and allegiance to family! We send our love and condolences to the family. Sheri & Howard

  • Dear Ron and Aviva,

    We are sending you love and healing thoughts during this time of grief.
    We are sorry for your loss.
    Gail and Jack Witlin

  • Dear Ron, Jeanette, and Melinda,

    Issie and I want to express our heartfelt sadness at the passing of your mother, Phyllis. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was sweet, loving, smart but also strong. She loved her family very much as I know you adored her. You were wonderful, caring children who enabled her to live a long, fulfilling life. Living to 97 years is a great accomplishment. We will all miss Phyllis, her lovely smile and her zest for life.


    Issie and Rhoda

  • Dear Ron, Aviva and the Snow family,

    Phyllis sure sounded like quite an amazing woman, and we can only imagine the extraordinary life that she lived– so many wonderful life experiences and cherished family memories created, all starting way back in 1920. We know this lady will be deeply missed– please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this terribly sad time.

    Much love,
    John & Toni Ackermann