Phyllis's Story

ISLAND FALLS - Phyllis L. Drew, 87, went to be with her Lord on June 1, 2015 in Houlton. She was born January 5, 1928 in Island Falls, the daughter of Eursal and Eva (Lee) Dunphy.

She was a very devoted member of the Bethel Pentecostal Church of Oakfield.

Phyllis is survived by 6 children: Dennis & Becky Drew, Sheila & Ray Faulkner and Dianne & Cecil Given of Island Falls, Wallace & Sharon Drew of Dyer Brook, Paul & Donna Drew of Arizona and Robert E. & Krista Drew of Houlton; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; 2 brothers: Leon "Bud" and Robert of Island Falls; a sister, Jane "Babes" of Vermont. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Robert H.; 2 children: Charlotte and Debra Grant; a great-granddaughter, Lillie; brother, David; and 2 sisters: Sharon Dubois and Mary Roberts.

Friends may call Thurs., June 4 from 11 am-1pm at the Bethel Pentecostal Church in Oakfield with funeral services at 1pm with Reverend Sterling Lawrence officiating and interment at Dyer Brook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. The family would like to thank Madigan Estates for their care and compassion, especially, Melissa, Brittnay, Krista and Chelsey. For an online guest book and to leave condolences please visit
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