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Phyliss Angeline Coyan

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson

28 Harding Ave.

Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

(f) 740-286-5640



Phyliss Angeline Coyan, age 83, went to be with the Lord on May 19, 2017 at Caring Touch Compassionate Care Facility in Circleville, Ohio with her family by her side. She was born in Ashland, Kentucky to the late Irene (Reeves) Naugle, who passed away when Phyliss was just weeks old, and Harry Naugle. Phyliss lived most of her life in Jackson, Ohio moving to Circleville 5 years ago.

Phyliss is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Richard “Dick” Coyan of Circleville, Ohio; son, Richard Jr. (Linda) Coyan of Circleville, Ohio; daughter, Jackie Curtis of Canal Winchester, Ohio; grandchildren: Brian (Heather) Coyan, Jason (Brandy) Coyan, Tiffany Coyan, Matthew (Stacy) Curtis, and Danielle (Robert) Rippy; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way.

In addition to her parents, Phyliss was preceded in death by her stepmother, Thelma (Colburn) Naugle; siblings: Harry Naugle Jr., Barbara Detty, and David Naugle; and her son-in-law, Scott Curtis.

Phyliss was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a homemaker who also enjoyed working at A.L. Terry Jewelers for almost 20 years. Phyliss was a life-long member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. After retirement, Dick and Phyliss enjoyed spending their free time traveling and being with family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are welcomed at: Alzheimer’s Association Central Ohio Chapter, Memorial Donations, 1379 Dublin Rd, Columbus, OH 43215 or to: First Baptist Church of Jackson, 35 Broadway St. Jackson, Oh 45640.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 25th, at 1PM at the First Baptist Church, 35 Broadway Street, Jackson, OH 45640 with Pastor Tim Keeton officiating. Friends may call on Thursday prior to the service from 11AM-1PM at the church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be sent to

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