Phyllis (Adair) SmythPhyllis (Adair) Smyth, age 53, of Webberville, Michigan passed away on December 9, 2016 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 7, 1963, in Howell, Michigan, to Jimmy and the late Rosie (Hatfield) Adair. She married John Smyth on July 15, 1988.
Phyllis attended Fowlerville High School and worked as a housekeeper at MediLodge in Howell. After she met her husband, they moved to Holt where she worked in retail and again as a housekeeper. In 1990, they moved to Webberville to be closer to family and raise their sons. She enjoyed cooking, working in her yard, going to Lake Michigan with her mother in-law Marlena Smyth, being outside in the sun, good food and simply being with her family, best friend Amy Westbrook-Stevens and cousin Terry (Adair) Baxter.
She is survived by her husband: John Smyth of Webberville; two sons: Jan Tyler Smyth and Blain Smyth, both of Webberville; her father: Jimmy Adair of Fowlerville; three sisters: Patty (Mark) Coselman of Fowlerville, Margaret Adair (John Abdoo) of Howell and Jessie (Nick) Hath of Webberville; four grandchildren: Brianne, Kolten, Myles and Hayden Smyth and in-laws: Bud and Marlena Smyth of Sparta. Phyllis also leaves behind her nieces: Chloe, Autumn, Whitney, Samanth, Paige, Kerstan and Kendall; nephews: Heath, Nicholas and Nick, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosie Adair; grandmother, Hazel Worthington, and nephew, Derrick Coselman.
Phyllis chose to be cremated and wanted a “Celebration of Life” party (which the family will do in the spring). She did not want people standing around crying for her, she wanted people to remember her and laugh at all the good times.
She will be missed more than words can say. Her memory will live on through family & friends and our lives will forever be enriched by her love. To know her was to love her.
A GoFundme account has been set up to cover medical expenses www.gofundme.com “Phil’s Cancer Fund”.