PHYLLIS A. (PALLONE) CHILDRESS, passed peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Surviving are husband, Kelly; daughter, Patti Pangerl; sons, Bill (Simone) Kramer and Jeff (Kathy) Kramer; stepson, Keith Childress; stepdaughter, Danita Hebert; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Jim and Pat (Ellen) Pallone; sisters, Fran Toensing and Dorothy Hagins; and her "adopted" daughter and grandson, Lisa and Tristan Drenske. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paschal and Pietrina Pallone; sisters, Joanne Bacon and Norma Spaun and grandson, Jeff Kramer Jr. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. Arrangements by Bring's Broadway Chapel.

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 21, 2012