Phyllis Yvonne Sheets, 96, Gallipolis, Ohio passed away peacefully Sunday, April 17, 2022 in her home. She was born February 1, 1926 in Cambridge, Ohio, daughter of the late Orlow and Wilbie (Aunspaugh) Williamson. Phyllis married Warren Sheets May 26, 1948, and he preceded her in death February 19, 2006.
Phyllis was a graduate of Rio Grande College receiving her Bachelor of Education. With her husband’s assistance, together they founded the Warren & Phyllis Sheets Scholarship Fund at the University of Rio Grande for the benefit of local students.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Gallipolis, Ohio and instrumental in the formation of Gallipolis Christian Women’s Club.
Those left to cherish her memory are children: Dr. Valorie (Stephen) Mackey, Woodland, California; Kaven (Debra) Sheets, Cincinnati, Ohio and Atty. Mark (Bridget) Sheets, Gallipolis; grandchildren: Severin, Eric and Annie Sheets; Abby Haffelt and Amy Lexner as well as great-grandchildren Charlie and Audra Lexner and sister, Cynthia Drummond, Columbus, Ohio.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by brothers Robert Williamson and Wallace Williamson.
The Family would like to thank Ohio Valley Home Health, Dr. Gerald Vallee and Staff and the Staff of Holzer Sycamore Branch for the care they afforded Phyllis before her passing.
Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 Noon Thursday, April 21, 2022 in the Grace United Methodist 600 2nd Ave Gallipolis, Ohio with Rev. Ray Kane officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis. Family and friends may call at the church Thursday one hour prior to service time of 12:00 PM.
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