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Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

1499 N Broadway Po Box 337, Greenville, OH

OBITUARY

Phyllis Louise North

October 26, 1929August 6, 2019
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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.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Sunday, August 11, 2019

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Jane Benning

August 9, 2019

Dear Steve, Melonia,and family, Gary and I want to extend our condolences to you on the passing of your Mother. Maybe God comfort you and bring you peace in this time of sorrow. With our sincere sympathy, Gary and Jane Benning

Linda Mansfield

August 8, 2019

I always enjoyed working with Phyllis! She was a good Christian, and a pleasant person. Your day always went well because she was so positive and uplifting! Such a joy to work with! Many good memories of her! Prayers to all the family. Linda Mansfield

Bruce and MarySue Rosenberger

August 7, 2019

Phyllis has been an inspiration to so many people. May this be a time of blessed memories.

Wendell & Terri Brotherwood

August 7, 2019

Steve, Mel and Justin, our deepest sympathies go out to you. May god give you the peace that you seek.

Comprehensive Health Network

August 7, 2019

To the family of Phyllis North- We want to express our sympathy and let you know that our thoughts are with you.

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