Phyllis J. Simpson
1934 - 2020
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Phyllis J. Simpson

New Lexington - Phyllis J. Simpson, 86, of New Lexington, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Genesis Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio.

She was born Oct.30, 1934 in Hollister, Ohio. She was a daughter of the late Ernest and Frances (Brooks) Glanemann.

She was an active member of the Lighthouse Bible Ministries, a former employee of Bryant Heating and Cooling, and was a cook at the Phi Mu Sorority at Ohio University.

Phyllis is survived by her children Shirley Best, Ron (Sherry) Simpson, Anita Marolt, Jeff (Angie) Simpson, Frances (Lane) Cheney; sisters Alice (Paul) Bourne, Tilly Marks; brother Elmer (Ann) Glanemann; nine grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Rolland Simpson; sister Lorretta Brooks; brothers Ernest Glanemann, Arnold Glanemann, Barney Glanemann, Emmett Glanemann, Haddis Glanemann, Kenneth Glanemann, Jack Carroll; and son-in-law Larry Marolt.

Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 PM on Saturday, Nov. 21 and 1:00-2:00 PM on Sunday, Nov. 22 at the JE HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME, SHAWNEE, OHIO.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, Nov. 22 at the funeral home with Lane Cheney officiating.

Masks will be required and social distancing will be encouraged. Interment will be at the Oakwood Cemetery in Millertown, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Perry County Cancer Alliance, P.O. Box 724 New Lexington, OH 43764.

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Published in Times Recorder from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2020.
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November 21, 2020
So very sorry to hear about Phyllis passing. I had hoped our families would all make it through this pandemic and see each other at the 2021 family reunion.
Mike Stephenson
November 20, 2020
So sorry to hear about this. Phyllis was a wonderful woman with a great sense of humor. Condolences for the family. Thoughts and prayers for the family
Carla Moore
November 19, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Carolyn Glanemann
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