Phyllis Elise Jensen Lewis, age 85, of Cincinnati, OH, passed away Friday, Feb. 15th 2013.
Phyllis was born May 12, 1927 in Cincinnati, OH to Josephine and Philip Volz.
She attended Withrow High School and University of Cincinnati, graduating in Home Economics.
Phyllis enjoyed photography, cooking, gardening with a special touch for orchids, volunteering - Phyllis and her surviving husband were recognized for long term service at the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Distribution Ctr.
Her culinary skills will be remembered by the many guests she welcomed into her home.
She was blessed that after the father of her children, Carl M. Jensen, passed away she found love again with Justin C. Lewis. Phyllis is survived by her husband, Justin C. Lewis; children, Carl (Anne) Jensen, Victoria Jensen, Elise (Randy) Prather, Eric (Marianne) Jensen, Jeff (Amy) Jensen; step-children, Susan (Larry) Kogon and Nancy (Skip) Hackert. 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and numerous step-grandchildren.
Phyllis enjoyed love, life, and in her own words, "Never met a wine she didn't like!"
Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until time of memorial service 2:00 pm on Saturday, Feb. 23rd at Gwen Mooney Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH.
Memorial contributions can be made in Phyllis's memory to Southern Poverty Law Center, The Carter Center or Northern Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship