Thursday, November 24, 2011


Phyllis A. (Zimmerman) George, formerly of Rice and Ennis, Texas, entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 21, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. She had been residing with her son in Garland, Texas.

She was born on January 16, 1932 in Lockport, New York, the daughter of the late Frederick A. and Elida (Arns) Zimmerman. She resided in Gasport, New York in her early life and was a graduate of the Royalton-Hartland Central School, class of 1952.

Phyllis enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where she met and married her husband, William George, who has predeceased her. She worked in the electronics industry for several years and trained new workers in the job program. She was affiliated with Anthony Drive Baptist Church of Ennis, Texas.

She is survived by her children: son, James Frederick (Sheri) George of Garland, Texas; daughter, Vicki Lynn (Willie) Young of Rice, Texas; four grandchildren, Lisa (Jack) Gifford, William Thomas (Dusty) Young, John (LeAnn) Young, and Billy (Sara) Young; seven great grandchildren; sister, Norma Z. Wollenberg of Gasport, New York; and a nephew, Bryan K. Wollenberg of Middleton, New York. She was preceded in death by her son, David Allen.

Graveside services are scheduled at 1 P.M. on Friday, November 25, 2011 at Rice Cemetery, Dresden Road, exit 242 from I 45, Rice, Texas with Brother Eddie Ricks, officiating.

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