Phyllis Tom

Phyllis F. Tom

ZANESVILLE: Phyllis Francis Tom, 69, of Zanesville, passed away at 2:40 am January 8, 2013 at her residence following a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born April 23, 1943 in Zanesville, the daughter of the late Richard Sanders and Ruth Brosie Paxton.

She was formerly employed by East Muskingum Schools as a bus driver and cook.

She is survived by her daughters Christy (Randy) Doty, Wendy (Trent) Bash, Kim (Rich) Hreha, sisters Nancy (Dave) Carter, Karen (Robert) Shook, Kathy Wriston, Mary (Richard) Smith, Martha (Joe) Simon, brothers Richard (Judy) Sanders, Eddie (Margie) Dobbins, Tim Paxton, grandchildren Tyler, Corey, Parker, Michele and T.J. Bash, Luke Hreha, special cousin Jerry McCoy, loving companion Bo-Bo, many nieces and nephews , among them Keith and Deanna Brown.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by brothers David Sanders and Terry Dobbins Sr.

Friends may call from 2-5 pm Thursday, January 10, 2013 at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home where services will begin at 5:00 pm with Pastors Keith and Deanna Brown officiating.

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Published in the Times Recorder on Jan. 9, 2013