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Phyllis A. Knickel Biggerstaff Davis
Phyllis A. Knickel Biggerstaff DavisGardeningPhyllis A. Knickel Biggerstaff Davis, 90 of Prospect, died Wednesday morning April 25, 2018.

She was born November 29, 1927 in Cleveland to the late Wilfred and Mary Kathryn (Coleman) Knickel, she was also preceded in death by her husband Sherman Biggerstaff in 1956 and a special friend, Robert Overdorff.

Phyllis was a member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prospect. She enjoyed working in her flower garden. Phyllis and Sherman had owned and operated the former Prospect Monitor newspaper. In her younger days she was known in the Marion area for her vocal abilities, she was asked to sing at different events in the area. She enjoyed watching movies, especially westerns and musicals, John Wayne was a favorite. Phyllis was a fan of the Buckeyes and the Cleveland Indians.

But the most important thing in her life was her family, her great sense of humor will be missed by all.

Surviving are her children: David (Karen) Biggerstaff of Mount Vernon, Mary Kathryn Beckwith of West Hartford, Connecticut and John (Amy) Davis of Prospect. grandchildren: Mehgan (Sean) Lucas, Elisabeth (Adam) Young, Brian (Christina) Biggerstaff, Mathew (Ramona) Beckwith, Jennifer Beckwith, Amber (Randy) Bawks, Mick Davis and Abbigail Davis.
Ten great grandchildren
Siblings, Thomas (Peggy) Knickel of Sun City West, Arizona and Mary Jo Moyer of Norwalk

Funeral services will be held Monday April 30, 2018 at 11:00 am at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prospect, Pastor Beau Hummel will officiate, friends may call Sunday from 2-4 pm at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Prospect.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 and the National Rifle Association of America. 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.

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#1 from: sherry birchfield stewart
Zanesville,  ohio
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 6:13 PM

My deepest sympathy to Dave, Kathy & Jon.  I have fond memories of our mothers being friends and of going to school with and playing as children.


Sherry Birchfield Stewart

#2 from: Judy Carr
Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 8:48 AM

Just wanted the family to know how sorry I am. My mom, Mary Carr thought the world of your mom. I remember her from my school years with Dave. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

#3 from: Felicia Kerr
Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 2:52 PM

Very sorry the families loss. You all are in my prayers!

#4 from: Linda Dodrill Clingenpeel
Columbus, Ohio
Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 3:28 PM

So sorry for your loss.
Phillis was a beautiful lady .
She was a great friend of my Mother
Katie Dodrill.  I have found memories of our family’s friendship during the 1960 +
RIP Phillis

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