Phyllis S. Maddux, 87

Posted on September 7, 2013

Phyllis S. Maddux, 87, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Bethlehem Woods of Fort Wayne.
Phyllis was born in Fort Wayne on March 6, 1926, to Cornelius and Madeline (Koeble) Sweeney. Her parents preceded her in death. She married William Frank Maddux on June 6, 1953, in Angola; he preceded her in death Feb. 4, 1992.
Phyllis is survived by three daughters, Judith Ann (David) Ferguson of Fort Wayne, Connie Lou Carnahan of Fairfield, Ok., and Billie Jean (James) Winters of Fort Wayne; two sons, Thomas (Vicki) Maddux of Fort Wayne, and Timothy (Deb) Maddux of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Phyllis was also preceded in death by her first husband, William Fred Nye, Jan. 3, 1952; by a son, Franklin Leroy Maddux; and by a sister, Maxine Schlink.
Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home. Calling hours are 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery in Fort Wayne.
Online condolences at: www.thomarich.com

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