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Phyllis Mae White July 18, 1930 - November 11, 2019

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Phyllis Mae (Tyner) White, 89, of Gilbert, passed away Monday November 11, 2019.

Born in Waltham, MA on July 18, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Sidney and Beatrice (Mills) Tyner. Prior to moving to Gilbert, Ms. White resided in Chandler for thirty years and raised a family in Phoenix where she lived for many years. In her earlier years, Phyllis wrote for the local newspaper, worked at Sears, then sold advertising space until retirement. She loved music, singing, conversing with everyone, reading, and spending time with her family.

Phyllis was predeceased by her parents, her brother, Sidney Tyner and her sister Evelyn Austin.

She is survived by her two children, Richard H. White and Beverly M. Thompson, their spouses Rosemary White and Douglas Thompson, Sr., all of whom live in Mesa; four grandchildren: Deborah Emmons of Mesa, Margaret Rodrigue of Denham Springs Louisiana, Doug Thompson Jr. of Hillsboro Oregon, and Christopher Thompson of Gilbert; five great-grandchildren: Gary Emmons III of Mesa, Chelsea Garlock of Mesa, Keely and Shay Thompson of Gilbert, Benjamin Rodrigue of Denham Springs Louisiana; and two great-great grandchildren: Falynn and Renley Garlock.

Friends and family are cordially invited to attend a Celebration of Life on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the Memorial Chapel of Legacy Funeral Home, 4403 E. Broadway Rd. Mesa, AZ 85206.





Memorial Services for Phyllis M. White will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10am-12pm at Legacy Funeral Home

4403 E Broadway Rd. Mesa, AZ 85206


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    Cherylanne (Tyner) Mealhow says

    Bev, Dick & family: So sorry to hear the news of Auntie Phyllis passing. Sending loving thoughts & prayers.

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