Phyllis A. Hulse, age 83, of Darbyville, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
She was born Jan. 26, 1934, in Darbyville, the daughter of the late Roy and Marie (Neff) Ankrom.
A 1952 graduate of Monroe High School, Phyllis devoted her life to being a loving wife, mother and homemaker who always put the needs of her family first.
She was a faithful church member, who enjoyed baking and candy making with her church family. She was an avid gardener and a loyal fan of The Ohio State University.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Ray; brother, Ernest “Snap” Ankrom; and sister, Vivian “Sitter” Rasor.
Surviving family includes daughters, Roxanne (Richard) Stacy and Jodi (Robert) Stasia; grandchildren, Erica (Seth) Lewis, Allison and Matthew Stasia and Krista Stacy; great-grandchildren, Abigail and Ryan Lewis; siblings, Bill Ankrom, Norma Fleming and Maxine Allison; sister-in-law, Mary Hulse; lifelong friend, Phyllis Jean Edwards; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Five Points United Methodist Church, 18112 Five Points Pike, Mt. Sterling. A memorial service will immediately follow the visitation beginning at noon with Rev. Laura Clark officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Five Points United Methodist Church, 18112 Five Points Pike, Mt. Sterling, OH 43143; or Berger Hospice, 1170 N. Court St., Suite B, Circleville, OH 43113.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal