Phyllis Marie Edmisten, 86, of Ripley, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center in Seaman, Ohio. She was retired from the US Shoe Corporation after 29 years of service and was a member of the Ripley Church of Christ and the Disabled American Veterans auxiliary. Mrs. Edmisten was born June 28, 1926 in Mason County, Ky. the daughter of the late Joseph Louis and Hazel Pauline (Hollis) Kabler. She was also preceded in death by her husband - Lawrence Alton Edmisten in 1976, two daughters - Donna Edmisten and Margaret Harris, two brothers - James Kabler and Howard "Shorty" Kabler and four sisters - Lizzie Mae Morris, Norma Jean Boone, Joyce Melios and Opal Florence.
Mrs. Edmisten is survived by one son - Larry Edmisten of Ripley, three daughters - Diane Edmisten of Georgetown, Cathy Miller of Williamsport, Ind. and Leah Sward of Ripley, 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, one sister - Betty Roush of New Carlisle, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at the Ripley Church of Christ in Ripley. John Neu will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday at Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley. Interment will be in the Hickory Ridge Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Cahallfuneralhomes.com.