Mrs. Phyllis Mae Spaulding, 88, passed away peacefully at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood in Lebanon on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. She was born on Oct. 16, 1933, in Boone County, a daughter of the late Jesse Lawrence Martin and Zella Mae (Schimmel) Martin Pettit.
Phyllis was a 1952 graduate of Lebanon High School. She then attended night classes at Indiana Baptist College.
On July 3, 1954, she was united in marriage to Rev. Lowell Edward Spaulding at the Walnut Street Baptist Church in Lebanon. He preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 2017. They had celebrated 62 loving years together.
Phyllis truly enjoyed cooking and serving high school students their lunches where she worked in the cafeteria at Lebanon, Frankfort and Tri-West High schools for many years. She also was a faithful supporter of her late husband's ministerial career in Frankfort and then at the Walnut Street Baptist Church in Lebanon.
She was a loving and devoted, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie K. (Kirt) Barker of Loveland, Colorado, and Theresa L. (Del Ray) Isenhower of Elizaville; eight grandchildren, Jason (Tracy) Spaulding, Melissa Spaulding, Simon Spaulding, Tucker (Trudy) Miller, Johnathan (Alyssa) Isenhower, Nathan (Brittany) Isenhower, Kylie Barker and Kassidy Hickert; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Kyra Kay (Marion "Tug") McCoy of Lebanon, Barbara (Dick) Houck of California and Larry (Joyce) Pettit of Crawfordsville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Phyllis was preceded in death by her son and daughter-in-law, Randle E. Spaulding and Dyanne Spaulding; brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Carol Pettit; and sister, Charlotte Williams.
Visitation is planned from 4- 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at the Walnut Street Baptist Church, 225 East Walnut Street, in Lebanon
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at the church in Lebanon.
Interment will follow services at Green Lawn Cemetery in Frankfort, Indiana.
Myers Mortuary in Lebanon, Indiana has been entrusted with her arrangements.
Memorials may be directed in her memory to Walnut Street Baptist Church, 225 East Walnut Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052. Online condolences: www.myersmortuary.com