NEWPORT – Phyllis M. Bean, 93, went home to be with the Lord, August 29, 2014 at a Pittsfield hospital. She was born December 8, 1920 in Mapleton, a daughter of Fred and Mary “May” (Hume) Braley.
Phyllis was a member of the Jubilee Family Worship Center in Newport and the Newport Senior Citizens. She will be remembered as a devoted Christian and an avid walker with over 500 logged miles.
She is survived by her husband Wilbur of Newport; a daughter Sharron Bates of Enfield, CT; a son Paul and wife Jackie Ludden of Rockville, CT; a step-daughter, Kathy Bean of Kittery; a daughter-in-law, Norma Ludden of Pittsfield; 14 grandchildren, Stuart and wife Diane Ludden, Scott Ludden and girlfriend Rose, Dale and wife Les Ludden, Bambi and husband Bruce Ames, Lori Ludden, Angie Ludden, Rex Ludden, David Ludden, Jr. and wife Kathy, Les Bates, Jr., Teresa Bates, Kevin and wife Denise Bates, Melissa Ludden, Breck Ludden, and Tammy Rhodes; 19 great grandchildren; 16 great great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents, 3 sons, Ronald and his wife Alma , Russell and wife Lorraine, and David; 5 brothers, Lee, Floyd, Ken, Elmer, and Wesley Braley; 4 sisters, Etta Grendell, Alma Doherty, Eveleine Ludden and Grace Lander; 2 granddaughters, Sherry and Delores Ludden; and a son-in-law, Leslie Bates, Sr.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, September 2nd at the Jubilee Family Worship Center, 163 Elm Street, Newport, where funeral services will be held 1 P.M. Wednesday with the Revs. Scott Black and Brian Woodbury officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Newport. Memorial donations may be made to the Jubilee Family Worship Center, P.O. Box 189, Newport, ME 04953
Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com