Phyllis A. Gearhart 1949-2021

FISHERS, Ind. — Phyllis A. Gearhart, 72, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Community Hospital in Indiana.

She was born Jan. 29, 1949, in Clay County, W.Va., the daughter of Leon and Ella Koch Parsons.

Phyllis owned and operated a daycare for more than 10 years, and more recently, a dog grooming business. Her hobbies included painting, crafts and sewing.

She leaves her husband, John Gearhart, whom she married Nov. 23, 1979; her children, Peter Petroff, John Petroff, James (Mundy) Petroff and Jennifer Nickels; her grandchildren, Jacob Nickels, Steven Petroff and Daniel Petroff; siblings, Linda (Ronald) Shields and Charlotte (Allen) Schaechtel; and six great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Parsons; and her sisters, Gloria Martin and Mary Kalvoda.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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