Mary Phyllis Dresbach

FAIRBORN Mary Phyllis Dresbach, age 83, of Fairborn, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 21, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Mary Schafer; sisters, Doris Ross and Norma Dersham; daughters, Mary Janiece Johnson and Brenda Jean Fourman, and granddaughter, Tasha Dresbach. Phyllis is survived by her husband of 65 years, George Dresbach; children, Darlene Dresbach and Donna (Michael) McCormick; grandchildren, Angela (Tim) Studebaker, Jawana and Andrew Dresback, Maria (Andrew) Madison, Allison and Shane McCormick; great grandchildren, Sasha and Marcus Dresbach, Javion Jett, Kadyn Robinson, Ary'n Madison, Matthew and Ashley Studebaker, Andrew and Aiden Dresbach; son-in-law, Gerald Fourman; siblings, Robert Schafer of TX, Jerelyn Schafer of CA, and Miriam Kooken, and special friend, Dolly Bennett. She was a longtime member of Rona Community Church, where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. Phyllis managed Duff's Smorgasbord for many years. Family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at the funeral home with Pastor Jim Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Byron Cemetery, Fairborn. To leave a special message of condolence, please visit