HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - Phyllis Foughner, 86, died Monday, September 17, 2012 at Levine and Dixon Hospice House in Huntersville, NC, due to natural causes.
Phyllis was born on April 30, 1926 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late John and Margaret Kastendike. She attended Marion School for Girls in Marion, Virginia and shortly after graduation married Charles W. Brasse Jr. They had two sons, Charles W. Brasse, III and Robert Ames Brasse. She divorced Charles and moved to Miami, FL with the two boys where she took a position as a Credit and Collections clerk with National Airlines from which she retired after twenty years. While in Miami, Phyllis met and married her second husband Johnny. Phyllis always enjoyed helping Johnny with different homes he built and the two of them moved to several different cities before settling in the Lakeland, FL area. She always enjoyed seeing relatives while traveling in the motor home and later in life became very interested in cooking. After Johnny's death she needed assisted care and moved to the Charlotte, NC area where she resided until her passing.
Survivors include her sister, Frances Seidler of Lakeland, Florida; two sons, Robert Brasse of AuSable Forks, NY and Charles Brasse of Gulfport, Florida; four grandchildren, Thomas Brasse of Charlotte, NC, Scott Brasse of Rochester, NY, Geoff Brasse of Monterey, CA and May Brasse of Los Angeles, CA and four great grandchildren, Nicholas and Rachel Brasse of Charlotte, NC and Sophia and Carter Brasse of Monterey, CA.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will follow in Bonaventure Cemetery.
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Published in Ledger on September 20, 2012