Phyllis Joan, age 91, of Oxford passed away on April 2, 2021. She was born on January 30, 1930 to the late Peter and Blanche (nee Cottman) Chaney. She married Kemper Ayers on December 24, 1953; he preceded her in death on May 24, 1989.
Phyllis is survived by her children, Dimita Willis, Dorothy Hurd, and Todd (Teri) Ayers; grandchildren, Kim Willis Jr., Michael Willis, Destr’ee Furguson, Tammy Willis, Donavon Ayers, Jerrod Ayers, Juan Hurd, Manuel Hurd, and Greg Hurd; 16 great grandchildren; sisters, Rose (Bill) Thrasher, Debra Robinson, Helen Byrd, and Claudine Bethel; sister-in-law, Marcia Bradley; numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Phyllis was employed by Miami University for 61 years in the Martin Dining Hall; she loved her students, she affectionately called them her "kids".
Visitation will be on Friday, April 9, 2021 from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at Ogle Paul Young Funeral Home, 5086 College Corner Pike, Oxford, 45056.
Funeral service will be private for family and friends.
Please adhere to all Covid19 mandates and masks must be worn.
Condolences may be offered at www.paulyoungfuneralhomes.com
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