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Phyllis Rhea Chesser Erwin

FREDERICK  Funeral for former Frederick resident Phyllis Chesser Erwin, 84, Ardmore, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 120 Veteran's Boulevard, Ardmore, with the Rev. Donnie Custar officiating.

Mrs. Erwin passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in an Oklahoma City hospital.

Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. in Frederick Memorial Cemetery under direction of Jackson Funeral Home of Frederick.

Phyllis Rhea Lowe Chesser Erwin was born June 26, 1933, in Davidson to George Dewey and Pearl Wright Lowe. She attended Davidson Public Schools through the ninth grade and then transferred to Frederick High School where she graduated in 1951. She was united in marriage to A. J. Chesser on Nov. 30, 1951, in Frederick,. He preceded her in death on May 19, 1989. She worked at various jobs in the community for many years.

On Feb. 1, 1997, she married Virgil Erwin in Frederick. He preceded her in death on March 23, 2003. While living in Frederick she was a member of Tesca Baptist Church and Bethel Baptist Church. She was currently a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ardmore.

She is survived by two daughters: Pamala Chesser of Ardmore and Belinda Schwertfeger and her husband, Galen, of Kalamazoo, Mich.; one sister, Jennie Yates and her husband Bill of Fort Worth, Texas; one stepsister, Dee Fondren Chesser of Fort Worth, Texas; three grandchildren: James Cody Dill of Tulsa, Arrianne Carder and her husband Stoney of Broken Arrow, and Alexandra Howard and her husband Tom of Kalamazoo, Mich.; and six great-grandchildren: Gran, Morgan, Paige, Grayson and Olivia Howard and Devin Reece.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both of her husbands; one daughter, Yolanda Chesser Dill; one great-grandson, Riley Howard; and one brother, Edward T. Lowe.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Baptist Home for Girls, 13976 Anthony Lane, Madill, OK 73446 in memory of Phyllis Erwin.

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