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Phyllis Jean Taylor

Phyllis Jean Taylor, 93, of Wabash, IN, and with family in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 8:15 a.m., at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.

Ms. Taylor worked at General Tire in Wabash, retiring in 1981, and also worked at Miller's Merry Manor and Timbercrest several years. She attended the Richvalley United Methodist Church and belonged to the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of TOPS, the Red Hat Society, Wabash Womens bowling league, Belles and Beaus Square Dancing, the Wabash VFW Auxiliary and a former member of the Wabash Moose Lodge.

She was born on Oct. 13, 1927, in Fort Wayne, to Walter and Sylvia Elizabeth Staples Wolfe.

Survivors include three children, Carol Johnson, of Huntington, Arlene Gressley and Eldon Taylor, both of Wabash; a daughter-in-law, Emma Dale Taylor, of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 23 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Stephen Taylor and Roger Taylor; a son-in-law, Frederick Johnson; and a great-grandson, Michael Rose.

Calling will take place on Thursday, June 3, 2021, from 1 to 2 p.m., at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Road, Roann. A funeral service will follow immediately after with Rev. Wayne Balmer officiating.

Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery, Roann.

Memorials may be made to the Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

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