Phyllis Ann (Frye) Barnett

March 20, 1952 ~ September 29, 2021 (age 69)


Phyllis Ann Barnett, 69, of Peru, passed away at 12:50pm on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at her residence.

She was born in Elwood, Indiana on March 20, 1952 to Melvin Eugene(Sim) Frye Sr. and Thelma Arminda (Kennedy) Frye.  She married Jackson Barnett, and he survives.  Phyllis was retired from Chrysler.

She is survived by her husband, and her children: Danny Buttler of Elwood, Dana Love of Peru, Michael E. (Rachel) Buttler of Elwood, Elissa Barnett of Pennsylvania, Jackqueline Seagress of Pennsylvania, and Jackson E. (Erin) Barnett of Peru; as well as 19 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.  Also surviving is a sister Myrtle Elliott Brown of Kokomo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Melvin Frye Jr., and a sister Flora Jean Majors.

There will be a Celebration of life service at a later date.

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