Phillips, Sharon

Sharon L. Phillips, 76, of rural Waldron,  Mich., died Feb. 3, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 28, 1941, in Fayette, to the late Bobby and Ruth (Climo) Crisenbery.

She married Robert H. Phillips on June 5, 1960, at the Waldron Church of Christ. They shared more than 40 years of marriage until his death on Jan. 6, 2001.

Sharon was a 1959 graduate of Hilltop High School in West Unity, Ohio. She was employed as the plant manager at the former Superior Carbon Products in West Unity for more than 10 years, before serving for many years as a nurse’s aide at Hillside Country Living in rural Bryan, Ohio.

Sharon enjoyed sewing, reading and working on puzzles in her spare time. She also enjoyed family camping trips in her younger years, and rejoiced in attending various local country and gospel sings.

Sharon is survived by her two children, Todd (and Karen) Phillips of Bluffton, Ohio, and Tammy (and Joel) Burroughs of Lyons, Ohio; four grandsons, Joshua (and Danielle) Burroughs, Justin Burroughs (and Katlynn Schroeder), Trent Phillips, and Colin Phillips; a great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Burroughs; a great-grandson, Trevor Haury; a brother, Robert (and Mary) Crisenbery of Bryan; and a sister, Shirley (and Neil) Cotter of Bryan.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Crisenbery and Richard Crisenbery; and a sister, Sandra Crisenbery.

Visitations is planned from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Living Hope Free Methodist Church in West Unity, with Pastor Dave Mathis officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Living Hope Free Methodist Church, the American Diabetes Association, or the Wright-Waldron Fire & EMS.