Phyllis Ann Allomong Headley age 89, of Angola, Indiana, died peacefully on Sunday, February 12, 2023, surrounded by her children.
Phyllis was born on February 27, 1933, near Edon, Ohio, the daughter of William Carlton and Blanche (Roseberry) Allomong. She married Maurice Gene Headley at the Edon Methodist Church on August 15, 1954, and he preceded her in death on May 15, 2000.
Phyllis was a graduate of Edon High School class of 1951, and a graduate of The Ohio State University class of 1955. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She worked as a Betty Newton Girl for the Ohio Gas Company in Columbus, Ohio and earned a PHT (Putting Hubby Through) Certificate from the Junior American Veterinary Medical Association. Phyllis was a 63-year member of the Angola United Methodist Church where she was involved with United Methodist Women in the Joyce Elliott Circle and served on the Northern Indiana Conference Board. She was also a life member of The Ohio State University Alumni Association. During her life she held memberships in 4-H, Jaycee Wives, Order of the Eastern Star, Williams County Ohio Historical Society, Carpe Diem, American Band Organ Association, and the Mid-American Chapter of the Music Box Society International.
Phyllis is survived by her children, David (Jean) Headley of Fremont, Indiana; Susan (Kevin) O’Brien of Lakemoor, Illinois; Sara (Brent) Thrasher of Avon, Indiana; and Elizabeth Henry of Evansville, Indiana. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Alison (Josh) Leffers of Edon, Ohio; Patrick Henry of Evansville, Indiana; Kari Thrasher of Chicago, Illinois; Matthew O’Brien of Des Moines, Iowa; Claire O’Brien of Madison, Wisconsin; and Thomas O’Brien of Chicago, Illinois. She is survived by a great granddaughter, Tava Leffers of Edon, Ohio, and a sister Marilyn Toner of Edon, Ohio.
In addition to her husband, Gene, she was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Marjorie Cornell, her brother John Allomong, and her son-in-law Mark Henry.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at the Angola United Methodist Church with Pastor Tim Terrell officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Weicht Funeral Home in Angola, Indiana and from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2023, prior to the service at the church.
Committal services and burial will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Edon Cemetery, Edon, Ohio.
Memorials in the name of Phyllis Headley may be given to Angola United Methodist Church.