Phyllis (Kimmel) Lehman

June 12, 1922 ~ April 23, 2019 (age 96)

Phyllis Lehman, 96, of Lake Odessa went to be with her Lord surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at The Haven in Charlotte, MI. Phyllis was born on June 12, 1922 to Charles and Lynette (Clark) Kimmel. On March 29, 1941 she married Emerson Lehman who proceeded her in death on November 24, 2011. Phyllis was an active leader in the 4H Boarder Riders for many years and was Superintendent with her husband Emerson of the Horseshow at Lake Odessa Fair for 37 years. Phyllis played the piano at area churches for many years. For 40 plus years Phyllis was an Avon Rep, enjoying delivering people their products so she had the chance to visit. Spending time playing games and riding horses with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought a lot of joy to her. The family will always remember her love of the color purple. She will be lovingly remembered by: her children Sharon Davis, Sue (Don) Cooley and Denny (Nadja) Lehman, 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, sister Iris Jackson, along with many nieces and nephews and many special friends and neighbors. Preceding her in death are: parents, husband Emerson of 70 years and brother Dean Kimmel. Visitation will be held on April 27, 2019 from 10am till time of service at 11am at Koops Funeral Chapel. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery in Lake Odessa following the funeral services. Memorial contributions can be made to Sunfield SPYs or Donor’s Choice. Online condolences can be left at

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