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“Lisa, Sean and family - Prayers to you in the loss of your losses Mom/Grandmother. Love and hugs, Aunt Shari ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Shari Wyatt - Fort Wayne, IN

Phyllis N. McKinney, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at The Cedars Nursing Home in Leo. Born in Muncie, IN, Phyllis was a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church. She had previously worked with therapy dogs at Canine Companions in Fort Wayne. Phyllis enjoyed cooking, reading and she loved animals. Surviving are her son John (Diane) McKinney of Leo, IN; daughter, Anna Lisa McKinney of Fort Wayne, IN; brother, Richard (Margaret) Umbarger of South Bend, IN; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Phyllis was preceded in death by father, Kenneth Umbarger; mother, Ardath Umbarger; and daughter, Mary Gonzales. Graveside service is 2:00 pm, Friday, June 1, 2018 in Union Cemetery, 1200 W 200 S Parker City, IN 47368. Memorials may be made to the Allen County SPCA or Canine Companions. To sign the online guest book, go to