Phyllis Bartlett Absher

  • Born: October 4, 1942
  • Died: August 18, 2020
  • Location: Perryville, Maryland

R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911

Tel. (410) 658-6030

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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Phyllis Bartlett Absher, 77, of Perryville, MD, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 with her children by her side. She was born to the late Hobert and Leona Bartlett on October 4, 1942 in Chester County, PA.
Phyllis was a lifelong resident of Cecil County and a founding member of Porters Grove Baptist Church. She was a licensed beautician for twenty years. She retired from Twins Place in Rising Sun. Phyllis was proud of her family and her faith in God. She leaves behind nothing but wonderful memories.
Phyllis was married to the late Melvin Lee Absher on March 24, 1959. They shared forty years together before he preceded her in death in 1999.
Phyllis is survived by her four children: Terry Jo Morris (Tony), Jeffrie Melvin Absher (Patty), Kellie Michele Howell (Jerry) and Leigh Rene Ortiz (David); nine grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild; and two brothers: H. Lee Bartlett; and Jerry D. Bartlett. In addition to her husband and parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Bartlett Cowell and went to join four great grandchildren who were her infant angels: Tyler, Tanner, Emma, and Gary.
A celebration of Phyllis's life will be held at 11AM on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Porters Grove Baptist Church, 475 Connelly Road, Rising Sun, MD 21911 where family and friends may begin visiting at 10AM. Interment will follow at Conowingo Baptist Cemetery, 151 Rock Spring Road, Conowingo, MD 21918. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to "COPD Foundation" or "American Heart Association" and send in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.


Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. She was a kind women who always made me feel welcomed. I will always remember her smile and laughter. Praying for God to heal your broken Hearts

Posted by Beverly Bowers Snow - Aiken, SC - Friend   September 02, 2020

You will be missed forever! This won't be the last time, I say, I love you❤

Posted by Judy Crowhorn - Safety Harbor, FL - Family   August 19, 2020

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

Posted by American Heart Association    August 19, 2020

My sincere sympathy to the entire family on your loss. Phyllis was a lovely, kind, faith-driven person who I am proud to have known. Will always hold dear my memories of times shared at Porters Grove Baptist Church with her, and our outings with Elsie Perry. Will keep your family in my thoughts & prayers.

Posted by Gail Frazier - Rising Sun, MD - Friend   August 19, 2020

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