Phyllis Jean Taylor, 93, Wabash, died 8:15 a.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born Oct. 13, 1927, in Fort Wayne, to Walter and Sylvia Elizabeth (Staples) Wolfe.
Phyllis 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 enjoyed crocheting, reading, and caring for people.
She is survived by three children, Carol Johnson of Huntington; Arlene Gressley and Eldon Taylor, both of Wabash; nine grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 23 great great grandchildren; and her daughter-in-law, Emma Dale Taylor of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Stephen and Roger Taylor, son-in-law, Frederick Johnson, great grandson Michael Rose, three brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, June 3, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Rd., Roann, with Pastor Wayne Balmer officiating. Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery, Roann. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.