Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

March 8, 2013

Phyllis Jean Comerford


— Phyllis Jean Comerford, 86, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Phyllis was born in Kokomo, to the late Geneva and George Martin.

While she retired from Delco Electronics after 20 years of employment, her favorite job was that of grandma to her four grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Teresa (James) Galloway, Bemidji, Minn., and Kimberly (Stuart) Chalk, Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Helen Eltzeroth, Round Hill, Va., and Sharon (Woody) Robertson, Reedville, Va.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Phyllis was preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Martin, Kokomo; and one sister, Betty Burget, Winter Haven, Fla.

The family will accept friends at 1 p.m. Monday at Beaches Memorial Park & First Coast Funeral Home, 1500 Main St., Atlantic Beach, Fla. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial contributions made in her memory to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.