COLBERT, Ga. — Phyllis Jean Hymer, 74, of Colbert, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010.
A native of Owen County, Ind., she was a daughter of the late Robert L. and Violet Donaldson Hancock and the widow of Elmer "Abe" Delane Hymer.
She was also preceded in death by two children, Marleana Hymer and Larry Hymer; two sisters, Janice Lyons and Myra Fridley; and one brother, Robert Hancock.
Mrs. Hymer worked with her husband in their construction and masonry business, was a homemaker and a chef at Southern Cross Restaurant. She was a member of various organizations, including the Red Hat Society, Cooking Club, Arbor Day Society, Garden Club, Sassy Sisterhood of Colbert and the Magnolia Belles of Danielsville, Ga.
Survivors include eight children, Danny (Susan) Kelley, Joey (April) Kelley, Connie (Lynn) Hassell, Carol (Gary) Bergman, Jimmy Hymer, Ginger Becklehimer, Cindy Thompson and Elaine Hymer; sister, Roberta Ball; brothers, Arthur Hancock, Terry Hancock, Steve Hancock and Mike Hancock; 24 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; pet, Molly; special pen pal, Joyce Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the chapel of Lord and Stephens, Danielsville, with the Rev. Fuzzy Lake officiating. Interment will be in Madison City Cemetery in Madison, Ga.
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