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Phyllis Lavon (Diller) Watson

May 30, 1925 ~ December 2, 2021 (age 96)


Phyllis Lavon Watson, 96, of Zionsville, formally of Churubusco, passed away on December 2, 2021, at Wellbrooke of Carmel. 

She was born in Churubusco, on May 30, 1925, to the late George and Mildred (Marker) Diller.  She spent her formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1943.

Phyllis was married to Raymond Watson in the Churubusco EUB Church, in 1958. He preceded her in death.

With Raymond, she owned and operated Watson Greenhouse for many years. In 1975 the couple moved to Zionsville, where they worked for Porter Sales. Raymond was a florist and she was their bookkeeper.

She was a member of the Zionsville United Methodist Church and was a 50-year member of the Churubusco Eastern Star.

Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Kathie Watson; three adopted Zionsville families that gave her seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, George Diller, Jr.

The family will have a memorial service on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Zionsville United Methodist Church. 

The family will also have Services in Churubusco, that will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel, on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 12:00 p.m., with calling beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Burial taking place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

Memorials to Zionsville United Methodist Church or American Diabetes Association.

Online Guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.


Calling Hours
January 8, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
January 8, 2022

12:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
January 8, 2022

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just West of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701


American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023
Tel: 1-800-342-2383
Web: https://diabetes.org/donate?s_src=WWP20XX01LW001M001CC&s_subsrc=google&utm_source=google&utm_medium=

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