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August 19, 2014
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Age 86, of Yoncalla, Oregon, passed away August 14, 2014 in a Springfield, Oregon hospital. She was born December 3, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio to Homer and Laurel Parsons. Prior to moving to Yoncalla, Phyllis lived in Sutherlin, Oregon and Fontana, California. She was a member of The Father’s House, the VFW Auxiliary and TOPS where she was president for many years and also won numerous awards. Phyllis enjoyed crafts, crocheting and reading. Survivors include her daughters Diane of Yoncalla, Oregon and Loralee of Arkansas; sons Tom and his wife Peggy of Hesperia, California, Jim and his wife Thelma of Plover, Wisconsin, Terry of Airway Heights, Washington and Ronald of Yoncalla, Oregon; brother Edmund and his wife Rose of Toledo, Ohio; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 61 years, Edward R.; sons Edward (Bud), Clarence (Gene), Wayne and Raymond, brothers LaVern, Bob and Oliver and grandson Jay Ivan. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 10:00 am at The Father’s House 378 E Second Ave. Sutherlin. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made in Phyllis’ memory to Hospitality House 214 Reidhurst Ave. Nashville, TN 37203. Please visit to leave the family fond memories and condolences.

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The News-Review Updated Aug 19, 2014 11:09AM Published Aug 29, 2014 05:54PM Copyright 2014 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.