Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
Phyllis J. Egbert, 81, Anna, died at 11:01 a.m. July 27, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Middletown to Arthur and Mildred Chester Croft. On April 18, 1981, she married John A. Egbert, who survives. She was previously married to Merritt M. Wood Jr., who is deceased.
Surviving are six children, Cathy J. Dotson, Columbus, Ind., Janis (Don) Jones, Elkhart, Ind., Davis Wood, Elkins, Ark., Timothy (Joan) Wood, Mansfield, Priscilla Wood, Cincinnati, and James (Patty) Wood, Anna; five stepchildren, Mark (Debra) Egbert, Anna, Lee Egbert, Troy, Darla Colebaugh, Tipp City, Doug Egbert, Dayton, and Darrin Egbert, Columbus; nine grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother and his wife, Don and Dottie Croft.
She worked as a homemaker and was a teacher at New Bremen and Minster schools. She received a bachelor of science degree in education and a master's degree from Wright State University in Dayton.
Funeral services are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Long & Folk Chapel in Wapakoneta, the Rev. Shawn Morris officiating. Burial is at Loramie Valley Cemetery in Botkins.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the charity of the donor's choosing.
Condolences can be left at www.bayliffanddeleyfh.com.