OBIT-Phyllis Leone Shartle

MISSION – Phyllis Leone Shartle, 87, passed on Thursday, Jan. 22, at Amara Hospice in Edinburg.

Mrs. Shartle was born on Oct. 5, 1927, in Dayton, Ohio to Raymond and Ethel Whipp. She grew up in Farmersville, Ohio, married Harry Shartle in 1956 and raised their family in Tipp City, Ohio. After traveling for a number of years, the couple finally settled in Mission where they were active in working with youth in church, scouting and the community.

Survivors include her children, Cynthia Shartle of Mission, Daniel Shartle of Elk River, Minn., Lori Lacey of Troy, Ohio and Carolyn Dominguez of Mission; siblings, Wendell Whipp, Barbara Craig, William Whipp; and three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in McAllen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Youth Fund at Our Savior Lutheran Church or to the American Cancer Society.

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