Phyllis Armentrout, 64

Phyllis Irene Armentrout, 64, Wabash, formerly of Clare, Mich., went to be with the Lord at 11:20 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, at her home. She was born Sept. 2, 1950 to Carlton and Grace (Goodall) Pillsbury in Big Rapids, Mich.

Phyllis graduated from Harrison High School, Harrison, Mich. in 1968.  She married Eric Armentrout in Clare, Mich. on Oct. 2, 1981, and they resided in Clare until 2004, when she and her family moved to Wabash.  She was a member of the Clare Church of the Nazarene while living in Michigan, and later became a member of the Wabash Church of the Nazarene. Phyllis was a homemaker, avid quilter, and was very active with her church.

She is survived by her husband, Eric Armentrout, Wabash; two daughters, Abigail and Emily Armentrout, both of Wabash; three sisters, Diana (Ron) Haskell, Linda Pillsbury, and Joyce (Lester) Beavers, all of Harrison, Mich.; four sister-in-laws, Tracy (Mark) King, Sterling Heights, Mich.; Mary (Bob) Jolin, Winter Haven, Fla.; Ruth Armentrout, Delray Beach, Fla.; and Amy Armentrout Young, Dallas, Ga.; 16 nieces and nephews, several great nieces and nephews, one great, great niece, and five honorary grandchildren, Wyatt, Haylin, Caidon, Lillian, and Solomon. She was preceded in death by her parents, her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donald and Jean Armentrout; her second parents, Edward and Marion Magnus, a brother, Carlton Dale Pillsbury; a sister-in-law, Louise Armentrout Doolittle; a brother-in-law, Harvey Armentrout; and a nephew, Ronnie Haskell.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Wabash Church of the Nazarene, 902 Manchester Ave., Wabash with Rev. Matthew Tygart officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Church of the Nazarene, 902 Manchester Ave., Wabash, IN 46992.

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Posted on 2014 Nov 24