MOUNT VERNON — Phyllis J. Wallace, 85, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Centerburg, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Knox Community Hospital.
Preceded in death by husband, Wilbert; grandchildren, Jerry New and Jessica Wallace; parents, John and Rachel (Dunn) Carlin; brother, John Carlin; and sisters, Delores Arvin and Janice Copeland.
Survived by children, Sharon (Carl) New of Baisden, W.Va., Betty Wilson of Whitehall, Bill (Becky) Wallace of Mount Vernon, Bob (Diane) Wallace of Delaware, Vicky Wallace of Newark and Cathy (Dave) Criswell of Center Village; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Ruth McKee, Anna Barber and Violet Harrison, all of Connersville, Ind.; brothers, Buddy (Everett) Carlin, Larry Carlin and David Carlin, all of Connersville, Ind.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be Thursday, Oct. 27, at 1:30 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg, with visitation from noon until time of service. The Rev. Thom Fowler will officiate and interment will be in Eastview Cemetery.
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