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Phyllis Lee West Dobbs

May 3, 1939 — January 26, 2023

Owensboro

Phyllis Lee West Dobbs

 

Phyllis Lee West Dobbs 83, of Owensboro, passed away Thursday January 26, 2023, at the Heartford House of Western, KY. She was born May 3, 1939, to the late Nathaniel and Bertha Rone West of Morgantown. Phyllis grew up on her family farm in Morgantown.

 

Phyllis graduated from Butler County High School. She was a four year cheerleader, participated in the pep club, 4-H club, and won several penmanship awards. Her unique handwriting was sought after for addressing wedding invitations, baby announcements, and other special occasions.

 

Phyllis attended Bowling Green College of Commerce and was employed at Griffin Electric, and for eight years at the Soil Conservation Service.

 

She was a loving wife, mother, and homemaker to her three children. Phyllis was a Member of Kentucky Lady Colonels, a volunteer for the March of Dimes, a fan of Kentucky Wesleyan Basketball, and photography. She enjoyed sending cards to her family and many friends. She was somewhat of a historian as she clipped all newspaper articles of all she knew from weddings, anniversary’s, obituaries, or even buying properties where she has it all filed away. She loved playing cards with family and friends, playing bunco with friends for many years was a monthly tradition. She kept up with many on Facebook.

 

She was a devoted church member at Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she had many roles over the years such as secretary, taught Sunday school, treasurer, and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Women.

 

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Gene Dobbs of 54 years, and her daughter Rachelle Gilles, January 16, 2019.

 

Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter, Menisa (Wilson) Taylor of Masonville; a son, Jason Lee Dobbs of Owensboro; grandchildren, Ashton (Bryce) Poynter, Landon (Andrea) Taylor, Shayne Taylor, William “Hayden” Gilles, Hannah Gilles, Kailey (Beau) Worth, and Jansen Dobbs; great grandchildren, Brylee Poynter, Ashlyn May Poynter, Carson Taylor, Emory Taylor, and Nellie Worth; brother William Robert (Nancy) West of Bowling Green.

 

Funeral services will be 10am Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial following in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4pm until 7pm at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and from 9am until time of the service Saturday at the church.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland Presbyterian Church 910 Booth Ave. Owensboro, KY 42301and The Heartford House C/O Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Kentucky 3419 Wathens Crossing Owensboro, KY 42303.

 

Memories and messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Friday, January 27, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Saturday, January 28, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

910 Booth Avenue, Owensboro, 42301

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 28, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cumberland Presbyterian Church

910 Booth Avenue, Owensboro, 42301

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Burial

Saturday, January 28, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Pleasant Grove Cemetery

Highway 56, Owensboro, 42301

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