LAKE CITY – Phyllis Griggs, 88, died Friday, August 29, 2014 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Lake City Union Church in Lake City with Rev. Beth Harbaugh officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. A private family burial will be held.

Phyllis is survived by her husband Harlan of Lake City, son Dennis (Michelle) Griggs of Missouri City, TX, daughter Dawn (Leroy) Harris of Fort Dodge, IA, grandchildren Sarah Tibbs and Daniel Griggs, and brother Daryl Gordon. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Debbie Griggs and brother Gilbert Gordon.

Phyllis Darlene Gordon was born on December 12, 1925 in Auburn, IA to Joseph and Blanche (Ridenour) Gordon. After graduating high school she attended Bishop Clarkson Nursing School and worked as a nurse at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City until retiring in 1990. On May 1, 1949 Phyllis married Harlan Griggs at the Presbyterian Church in Lake City. She was a member of the PEO, Lake City Library Board, and the Union Church Women’s Organizations.

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