Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 10, 2023, at 89 years of age. Dear wife of the late Carl Battersby (2020). Daughter of the late George and Daisy Eede. Daughter-in-law of the late Gordon and Margaret Battersby. Dear mother of Rodney (Diane), Cindy Phillips (Brad), Carl Jr. (Ruth) and Wendy Walton (late John). Treasured grandma of Shawn (Brittainy), Lyndsay (Adam), Meagan, Amber (AJ), Cory (Laurie), Kyle, Paige (Jerrid), Sarah, Robert (Jocelyn), Jeff (Christina), Jake (Hannah) and Seth. Great grandma of Finley, Riley, Emilia, Adriana, Stella, Callie, Dean, Harper, Brander, Kade, Oaklee, Katelyn, Luke, Evelyn, and Hudson. Sister of Barbara Pearson (Richard). Sister-in-law of the late Evelyn (late Wilfred), the late Emerson (Linda), the late Gordon Battersby Jr. (Shirley) and the late Jeanine (Sonny). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Phyllis retired from Sears Catalogue Office in Essex after many years of dedicated service. She was very independent until the very cutting her grass and raking leaves. In their retirement years, Phyllis and Carl enjoyed travelling with friends across Canada. Phyllis had the gift of gab, and she will remain in our hearts forever. Special thanks to the nurses on 2 East at Erie Shores Healthcare for the care you provided to our mom. Cremation has taken place. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the Kennedy Funeral Home Limited (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com