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Phyllis A. (Pernod) West April 26, 1938 - Jan. 29, 2019

Phyllis A. (Pernod) West, 80, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on April 26, 1938, to Arthur Sr. and Bessie B. Pernod in Marion. She was a homemaker and also worked for RCA Corp. in Marion. She was a graduate of Fairmount High School and loved spending every moment she could with her family. Phyllis loved to write poetry and was known as loving and generous to everyone she met.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert L. West Jr.; son, Gary L. (Debbie) West of Peru; daughter, Debbie (Ron) Harris of Port St. Lucie, Florida; brother, Jim (Mary Jane) Pernod; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son; Gregory A. West, who passed Oct. 26, 2018; four brothers and four sisters.

A Celebration of Life will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1465 E. Bradford St., Marion, IN 46952, on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at 2 p.m. A carry-in dinner (her favorite) will follow at the church for those who would like to bring a dish to share.

Family is requesting that donations be made out to Family Hospice, 705 S. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN 46953.

Arrangements were entrusted to Midwest Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 4602 Newaygo Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.