Phyllis Flemming, 86, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal.
Phyllis was born on Aug. 8, 1934, in Bloomfield, Neb., the daughter of Joseph Albert and Ella Marie (Larson) Koftan. She was married to Gene Presson on Dec. 27, 1951. She later married Charles Donald Flemming on July 21, 1969. He preceded her in death on September 20, 1979.
She was a member of the Shelbina Christian Church, Shelbina Cemetery Board, PEO, 49ers and Ladies Golf Club. Phyllis worked for the Shelbina Telephone Company for 10 years and then worked for the United States Postal Service for 30 years. She was the Postmaster in Camdenton, for five years before retiring. Phyllis enjoyed cooking, golfing, entertaining her friends and spending time with her kids and grandkids.
Phyllis is survived by her three children, Wesley Eugene Presson and wife Krindel of Placerville, Calif., Johnnie Lee Presson and wife Janet of Shelbina, and Penny Jo Wood of La Plata; grandchildren, Matt Presson (Linda), Shelby (Amy) Presson, Ryan Presson (Amy Ruth) , Justin Presson (Ashley), Stephen Hill (Jennifer), Brandon Wood (Libby), Afton Bond (Josh), Chad Wilkinson (Kym) and Dustin Wilkerson (Helaina); 18 great-grandchildren; siblings, Delores Steege (Jerry) of Parkersburg, West Virginia and Merlyn Koftan (Joyce) of Lees Summit and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don; and one son-in-law, Jerry Lee Wood.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Greening-Eagan-Hayes in Shelbina at 10 a.m. The funeral service will begin immediately following at 11 a.m. also at the funeral home. Burial will be at Shelbina Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Shelbina Lakeside Golf Course.