Phyllis J. Simpson, 86, of New Lexington, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Genesis
Hospital, Zanesville, Ohio.
She was born Oct.30, 1934 in Hollister, Ohio. She was a daughter of the late Ernest and
Frances (Brooks) Glanemann.
She was an active member of the Lighthouse Bible Ministries, a former employee of Bryant
Heating and Cooling, and was a cook at the Phi Mu Sorority at Ohio University.
Phyllis is survived by her children Shirley Best, Ron (Sherry) Simpson, Anita Marolt, Jeff (Angie)
Simpson, Frances (Lane) Cheney; sisters Alice (Paul) Bourne, Tilly Marks; brother Elmer (Ann)
Glanemann; nine grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and three
great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Rolland Simpson; sister Lorretta
Brooks; brothers Ernest Glanemann, Arnold Glanemann, Barney Glanemann, Emmett
Glanemann, Haddis Glanemann, Kenneth Glanemann, Jack Carroll; and son-in-law Larry
Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 PM on Saturday, Nov. 21 and 1:00-2:00 PM on Sunday, Nov.
22 at the JE HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME, SHAWNEE, OHIO.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, Nov. 22 at the funeral home with Lane
Masks will be required and social distancing will be encouraged.
Interment will be at the Oakwood Cemetery in Millertown, Ohio.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Perry County Cancer Alliance, P.O. Box 724
New Lexington, OH 43764.
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