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Phyllis Lunsford Artrip, 75, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Phyllis was born July 26, 1942, in Lawrence County, Ohio, a daughter of the late Clarence and Dellamae Lawson Lunsford.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Lunsford; a grandson, Elijah Artrip; and a son-in-law, Don Jarrell.
Phyllis was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She had strong family values and loved her husband, Jim, deeply. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James E. "Jim" Artrip of Ashland; four sons, James "Sambo" Artrip of Ashland, Tim Artrip of Ashland, Phillip Artrip of Catlettsburg and Shawn (Anna) Artrip of Ashland; two daughters, Tammy Jarrell of Marion, Ohio and Dawn Artrip of Ashland; four sisters, Shirley Lunsford of Wurtland, Thelma Bishop of Argillite, Penny Adkins of Florida and Linda Lewis of Ironton, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel by Gary Wurts and Clell Lucas. Burial will be in Dixon Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 30, 2017
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