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Phyllis N. King


Phyllis N. King, 79, of Huntsville, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013, at her son’s residence in Lewistown.

She was born Dec. 26, 1933, in Huntsville, to the late Nathan J. and Vera F. Wiser Moore.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. King whom she married in Bellefontaine in 1983. She also is preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Staton.

Surviving are her four sons, Dennis (Diane) Clay of Joplin, Mo., Timothy (Martha) Clay and Jamie N. Armstrong, both of Huntsville, and Dave (Linda) Clay of Lewistown; a daughter, Penny Jo Phillips of Bellefontaine; her siblings, Roy (Shelley) Moore of Bellefontaine and Joan Shaner of Huntsville; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and her caregiver, Vickie Myers.

A homemaker, she attended the Huntsville United Methodist Church. She liked fishing, waterskiing, and riding her Ski-Doo. She had a sense of humor, loved her coffee and also had a love for her Chihuahuas, Cookie and Tootsie.

An awesome lady, Phyllis was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

Pastor Bryan Meadows officiates a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Burial is in the Huntsville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

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