Born Jan. 9, 1941 in Sandborn, she was the daughter of Joseph Edward and Dorothy May (Dean) Birdlow.
Phyllis was a loving sister who enjoyed crocheting, needle point, watching sports on television and listening to gospel music.
She was a telecommunication manager at U.S. Bank.
Survivors include two sisters, Rhoda June Birdlow of Bloomington and Janet Ruth White of Indianapolis, two aunts, Margaret Peden of Sandborn and Alice Corene Lilly of San Clemente, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington, is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the IU Health Bloomington Hospice House, 2810 S. Deborah Dr. Bloomington, Ind., 47403, or Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, 2700 E. Rogers Rd. Bloomington, Ind., 47401.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com .