Phyllis Irene Marshall, age 78, of Vestaburg passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, at The Laurels of Mt. Pleasant. Cremation will take place at Daisy Hill Crematory in Mt. Pleasant and a private Graveside service for Phyllis will take place in Richland Township Cemetery. Phyllis was born on November 19, 1942, in Ionia, daughter of Elwyn and Hilda (Hodson) Pierson. She was a dedicated school bus driver for Vestaburg Community Schools for 39 years. She enjoyed decorating and was well known for her elaborate holiday decorations. Phyllis also enjoyed gardening and spent much of her time outdoors with her hobby farm, which included ducks and chickens. She had a passion for crafting and painting. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Pam Marshall (Riverdale), Patti Marshall (Lansing), and Amy Marshall (Vestaburg); grandchildren, Savannah Davis, Jordan (William) Gerred, Andrew Davis, and Justin Kesl; and two great-grandsons, Hudson Gerred and Cash Thompson. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, John Marshall; daughter, Susan Davis; and special companion, Mike Walker.
Published in The Morning Sun on Apr. 30, 2021.