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Phyllis Lavene Faubion was born August 15, 1926, in Taylor County, IA to George and Guelda (Stephens) Moon. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 26, 2022, at the age of 95.
Phyllis attended country school and then Blockton High School for three years, then graduated from Mount Ayr Public School. She later attended Cedar Falls Teacher’s School and got her teaching degree.
Phyllis was united in marriage to Russell Faubion on December 22, 1946, at the Blockton Christian Church and were married for 61 years. To this union one son, Russell Jr. (Rusty), was born.
Phyllis and Russell were both baptized in the Blockton Christian Church. She taught Sunday school class for over 30 years and was president of Christian Women’s Fellowship.
Phyllis and Russell were lifelong constituents of the Blockton rural area, always helping out at the Blockton Reunion, alumni, church of school events.
Phyllis enjoyed and taught school in country school and then in Blockton school. She still received letters from many of her students until her passing.
Rusty and his wife, Tammy, blessed her with two grandchildren, Matthew and Candace. She spent lots of time with them gardening, cooking, and playing games. They got along very well together and learned a lot. Later Matthew married Mandy Maize and they have two daughters, Lilly and Ally, and Candace married Pablo Perez. Phyllis always enjoyed seeing them all and the visits she had with them.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Russell, parents, George and Guelda Moon, and brothers, Eugene and Bill.
She is survived by son, Russell, and wife, Tammy, Faubion of Blockton, IA; grandson, Matthew, and wife, Mandy, of DeSoto, KS; granddaughter, Candace, and husband, Pablo, Perez of New Orleans, LA, two great-granddaughters, Lilly and Ally, Faubion, and sister, Martha Parman.
Sadly, Phyllis will be missed by all who knew her and especially her family. Her family would like to give a very special and great “Thanks” to Steve and Ramona Goff and all the employees at O’Rilla’s Way who made them feel like family. They were the Best!!
Memorial Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the Blockton Christian Church in Blockton, IA. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to service time.
Arrangements are under direction of Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, MO.

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