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Phyllis Moore

October 30, 1935 ~ October 6, 2020 (age 84)


Phyllis Moore, 84, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Wellbrooke of Wabash.  She was born on October 30, 1935, in Wabash, to the late Howard R. and Lula (Hollenback) Akers. 

Phyllis was a 1954 graduate of Wabash High School.  She married Berton M. Moore on June 30, 1956; he passed away on August 22, 2015.  Phyllis was member of the New Life Baptist Church of Wabash.  Phyllis enjoyed crocheting, making baby blankets and quilts for friends and family. 

Phyllis is survived by three sons, William (Karen) Moore of Roann, Brian Moore of Urbana, and Chris Moore of Wabash; one daughter, Lorna (Mark) Worrick of Wabash; one sister, Miriam Williams of Wabash; nine grandchildren, Roger Moore, Calian Wuensch, Derrick Moore, Nichole Parsons, Megan Payne, Tabitha Zehr, Paige Worrick, Hayden Moore and Kolby Bryant; nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one daughter, Luanne Hammonds and one sister. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Philip Wright officiating.  Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory in Marion.  

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at the funeral home. 

Preferred memorials are to the American Diabetes Association. 

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October 8, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
October 9, 2020

10:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992


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