Phyllis Jean (Caldwell) Williams
Phyllis Jean (Caldwell) Williams, of Venice, Florida, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 13, at HarborChase of Venice.
Phyllis was born in Mishawaka, to James Garfield and Elsie Grace (Engle) Caldwell on Jan. 20, 1928. After moving with her parents to the Bruce Lake area, she spent her early school years at Winamac and later graduated in 1946 from Kewanna High School.
On June 18, 1948, Phyllis married Homer Eugene Williams, in Fulton County. During the years she and Homer moved many times due to Homer being in the military. However, in 1968, they settled in Bunker Hill, which is where she resided for 41 years. Homer preceded her in death, passing on Tuesday, March 21, 1989. She then moved to Nokomis, Florida, in 2009. While living in Indiana, Phyllis attended and contributed in many ways at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church and Loree Brethren Church.
Surviving are two of her children: Robert Williams of Columbus, Montana, and Karen [Ronald] (Williams) DiPillo of Nokomis, Florida; grandchildren: Ryan [Alison] Williams of Indianapolis, Shelley (Williams) Conyers of Pendleton, and Callie and Karenna DiPillo of Nokomis, Florida; great-grandson Connor Williams of Indianapolis; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding her in death, along with her husband, were two of her sons: Terry Williams and Mark Williams; a sister; two brothers; and her grandson-in-law Brian Conyers.
Friends and family are invited to come and share memories and stories of Phyllis at a celebration of Phyllis’ life at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.
(Pulaski County Journal — Aug. 2, 2017)