Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Phyllis M. (McKenzie) Ingram

Phyllis M. (McKenzie) Ingram, age 78, of Shelby, died Monday, June 17, 2013 at Shelby Pointe.

Phyllis was born August 10, 1934 in Morehead, KY, the daughter of the late Van and Mary (Mann) Workman. She was a former employee of AMF, Shelby Uforma, and retired from Med Central Shelby Hospital. She was a member of the First Church of God in Mansfield and also in Shelby, where she played the organ for many years. Phyllis adored traveling. She and her late husband, Art, traveled on mission trips to Belize and Zambia. She also traveled extensively throughout the United States and also to the Holy Lands and Europe. Phyllis enjoyed crocheting, quilting, embroidering, and playing games. She loved to be a hostess- relishing time spent with friends and family, especially her grandchildren. For Phyllis, it did not matter if she was indoors out enjoying God’s creation, she just truly enjoyed life.

Phyllis is survived by: her son, Philip (Patricia) McKenzie of Shelby; her grandsons: Seth and Dustin McKenzie both of Shelby; 2 step children: Arthur Clark Ingram (Rhoda Robinson) of Granville and G. Charlene Evans of Columbus; 3 step grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; a brother: George (Dorlena) Workman of Morehead, KY; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her first husband: John H. McKenzie in 1991; her second husband: Arthur F. Ingram in 2011; a daughter: Joan McKenzie in 1974; 3 brothers: William Workman, Virgil Workman, Cecil Workman; 7 sisters: Geneva Simpson, Eva Roberts, Marie Jones, Hazel Bays, Clarky Workman, Isa Caskey, Elizabeth Hays.

Friends and family are welcome on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10 am. Pastor Jeff Gray will officiate and burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Women of the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana.

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  1. Mary Jo Damron says:

    I Cherish all the good times Joe and I spent with Art and Phyllis.
    We have walked a lot of miles together. Art, Joe and Phyllis are walking
    together in heaven. I miss them all so much. Mary Jo Damron

  2. Ann Cooper says:

    Phil, Patty & family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Phyllis. She was such a dear sweet lady and I enjoyed being in the choir with her for many years at First Church of God, Shelby. She was such a loving and caring person and I know that she will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and I pray that you will let God be your strength and comfort at this time.
    Ann Cooper

  3. Inez Armstrong says:

    So very sorry Phil and family to hear of Phyllis’s passing. She & I worked together at the First Church of God in Shelby during the former teenager’s program on Friday nights and I simply loved her. She was a good friend and wonderful lady and she will be missed…

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