Phyllis J. Poe, 85

Phyllis J. Poe, 85, of Marion, passed away at 7:22 p.m. on Friday, Aug, 7, 2015, at Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin. She was born to the late Elbert and Lena (Murray) Renbarger on July 13, 1930 in Richland Township-Grant County.

Phyllis was a graduate from Converse High School. She married Earl E. Poe on July 21, 1950; he survives. Phyllis was a member of LaFontaine United Methodist Church in LaFontaine. She was also a member of Pleasant Center Farm Club and Order of Eastern Star of LaFontaine. She was a Past Matron of LaFontaine O.E.S. No.301, Past Deputy of District No.18 O.E.S. and Past Grand Ruth of Indiana Grand Chapter of O.E.S.

Along with her husband, Earl, she is survived by a son, John Poe (Marva) of Dayton, Ohio; two daughters, Mrs. Marsha (Eric) Anderson of Brownsburg,  and Mrs. Diane (Al) Moore of Greensburg; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Davis.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine, with Pastor Mick Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontiane.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from noon until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Order of Eastern Star services will begin the services at 2 p.m.. Preferred memorials are directed to the Order of Eastern Star in LaFontaine.

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Posted on 2015 Aug 11