Phyllis Joan Weatherly, age 85, died of natural causes on January 18, 2023, at her daughter’s home in Boone, IA.
Phyllis is survived by 5 children: daughter Pamela Shore of Boone, IA, son Dale (Brenda) Weatherly of Cumming, IA, son Michael (Dianna) Weatherly of Mountain Home, AR, daughter Judith Gilmore of Des Moines, IA, and daughter Phyllis (Gregory) Bailey of Ankeny, IA, 25 Grandchildren and 34 Great-Grandchildren and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents Jesse Olan German and Clara Louise German, husband of 61 years who she adored Delbert William Weatherly, son Brian Weatherly, grandson Brandon Weatherly, sister Judith German and son-in-law Robert Shore.
Phyllis was born on August 21, 1937, to parents Jesse and Clara German in Des Moines, IA. She was a high school graduate of Woodside High School. After high school she met and married the love of her life Delbert on December 10, 1955, the couple had six children together. Phyllis was an old fashion homemaker who never worked outside the home and never drove a car.
Phyllis was a woman of God and loved family. She would always open her door to anyone in need. In addition to her family, she looked after extended family members who needed help. As well as her compassionate side she also was not afraid to speak her mind and was strong willed. Although she was small in stature, her spirit was mighty. She was an avid dog lover and had many fur babies over the years. Cricket and Lucky will continue living with her daughter Pam. After Delbert retired the couple enjoyed 17 years together and spent a great deal of time going to Thrift Stores, they both loved a good find. She had a special passion for antique dishes, but her family was her real treasure.
Phyllis will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
Services will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at the Veterans Cemetery in Adel, IA where she will be reunited with her husband Delbert.