Phyllis Jeanette Deaton



Phyllis Jeanette Jaynes Deaton, age 83, a native and resident of Seymour, Indiana, passed from this life to Glory on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour, Indiana. She was born on June 8, 1937 to the late Robert Jaynes and the late Iva Eisele. Phyllis was a member of Victory Tabernacle in Crothersville, Indiana. She was a lady with quick wit, a bit shy and a dry sense of humor, yet loved to laugh. She loved sewing, upholstery, going to church, gardening, canning and most of all spending time with her grandchildren. She was a lady with strong maternal instincts always doing her best to take care of everyone and making sure that their needs were met.

She is survived by One daughter, Cheryl Helton and her husband David of Seymour, Indiana and one step-son, Wayne Deaton of Seymour, Indiana. Four grandchildren, Ryan Wilber, Rhonda Gibson, Shawna Coomer and Amber Baker. Two step-grandchildren, Katelin Deaton and Kaylee Deaton. Ten great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of over 39 years, Eli Deaton, one son, Greg Wilber and one sister, Connie Garrett.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Kelly Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview cemetery in Seymour, Indiana.

For those unable to attend, funeral services will be livestreamed on the Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre facebook page.

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