|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1927|
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 2013|
West Paris-Phyllis Irene Corson, 85, of Sumner died peacefully surrounded by family February 5 at Ledgeview Living Center where she had been a resident since 2008. Phyllis was born August 11, 1927 the daughter of Ada Mitchum and Herman Tyler. Phyllis, one of 12 children, grew up on the family farm located in Phillips. Her education began in a one room school house and she later graduated from Phillips High School. She married Ellery Corson on April 4, 1952. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Auburn, later attending services regularly at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Turner. Phyllis retired from C. F. Wells in Buckfield at the age of 75. She also worked for Wilner Wood Products, Decoster Egg Farms, Maine Apple Growers and Greenwood Orchards. Phyllis was well known for her delicious strawberries and her beautiful handmade Christmas wreaths. She took much pride in her flower and vegetable gardens. Phyllis loved yard sales and doing wood crafts. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ellery; four sons, Steve Corson and wife Peggy, Steve Robert Campbell and wife Candy, Eugene Corson and wife Patty and William Corson and wife Robin; two daughters, Beverly Parsons and husband Dan and Diana Smith and husband Michael. Phyllis was blessed with 12 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild; brothers, Linwood Tyler and George "Pop" Tyler; sisters, Janet Crocker, Lena Selko and Arvilla Petet; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Phyllis was predeceased by brothers, Bill Tyler, Albert Tyler, Ray Tyler and Everett Tyler; sisters, Estelle Frasier and Corrine Ross; and her first husband Edward Campbell. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Ledgeview Living Center for the great care, love and compassion provided.
(Obtained from Chandler Funeral Home)
Created by: Connie Lagasse Russell
Record added: Feb 09, 2013
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