Phyllis J. Isbell

Phyllis J. Isbell, 88, of Alexandria, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. She was born on Feb. 13, 1925 in Elwood, Ind., and was the daughter of Edward A. and Emma (Robison) Hennegan. She was married to Thomas L. Isbell, who preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 2014.

She is survived by her son, Edward (Sandi) Isbell of Alexandria, Ind.; daughters, Phyllis M. (Doug) Applegate of Greenfield and  Becky S. (Terry) Six of Elwood, Ind.; stepdaughters, Louise (George) Wilson of Augres, Mich., Shirley Underwood, Lula Lee, Peggy (Tom) Arndt, all of Elkhart, Ind.; a stepdaughter-in-law; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas L. Isbell; son, Thomas H. Isbell; stepson, T. Rubion Isbell; stepdaughter, Betty Tucker; brothers, Howard and Harold; sisters, Helen and Mildred and a stepgrandson.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Whetsel Funeral Services in Alexandria, Ind., with Rev. Stan Alvey officiating. Burial will follow in Anderson Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alexandria Care Center Residents Activity Center Fund, 1912 S. Park Ave. Alexandria, IN 46001 or in care of the funeral home.

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