Phyllis Jessie (Diehl) Sasser Scarberry

Whittemore, Michigan
February 3, 1939 - December 23, 2017

Visitations

Visitation for Phyllis will take place 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 27, 2017 and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Buresh Funeral Home, 15 West Maple Ridge Road, Twining, Michigan 48766

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home 15 West Maple Ridge Road, Twining, Michigan 48766

Services

Funeral service for Phyllis will take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Buresh Funeral Home, 15 West Maple Ridge Road, Twining, Michigan 48766.  Interment will follow in Damon Cemetery, Foster Township, Michigan.  Memorial  contributions may be directed to Heartland Hospice of West Branch or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

 

Obituary Notice

Phyllis Jessie Diehl Sasser Scarberry, 78, of Whittemore, Michigan formerly of Fowlerville, Michigan passed away peacefully Saturday evening, December 23, 2017 at her home with family by her side.

Phyllis was born February 3, 1939 in Ortonville, Michigan to the late Hugh Jessie and Elnora Lileth (Lawrence) Diehl.  She worked for many years as an LPN retiring in 2009.  Phyllis enjoyed traveling especially to Indian Reservations to watch the Pow Wow’s, shopping at thrift stores to find a new treasure even volunteering at FISH in Hale.  She worked her flower gardens during the warm months not only for the beauty but also for therapeutic benefits.  Phyllis loved animals and when she was younger she would take in all sorts of animals and nurse them back to health.  Most of all Phyllis had a love of collecting rocks.  She and her family found a special place on Lake Superior years ago and she would frequent as much as possible bringing home that special rock.

Phyllis is survived by her loving husband, Alvie, whom she married March 4, 2010; children, Debra Hutchinson, James Sasser, John Sasser, Peggy (Bruce) Uren, Jodi (Dave) Williams; 24 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Lori Majchrowski.  In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by sons, Jeffery Sasser,  Jesse Sasser, Donald McCurdy; daughter, Jennifer Scarberry.

Visitation for Phyllis will take place 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 27, 2017 and 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Buresh Funeral Home, 15 West Maple Ridge Road, Twining, Michigan, 48766.  Pastor Daniel O’Brien will officiate.  Interment will follow in Damon Cemetery, Foster Township, Michigan.  Memorial contributions may be directed to Heartland Hospice of West Branch or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Memorials

Heartland Hospice of West Branch

or

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Cemetery

Damon Cemetery, Foster Township, Michigan

Condolences

So sorry to earn of your mothers death, John. My prayers to you and the rest of the family.
— Gaye Filarski

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