Phyllis Marie Zinn

By | July 27, 2015

Phyllis Marie Zinn, age 76, of Pattonsville Road, Jackson, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the home of her daughter. She was born November 9, 1938 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Phillip and Eva Post Downard.

Phyllis was a homemaker who enjoyed going shopping. She was a former employee of Campbell’s Mushroom Farm and was a member of the Mt. Carmel Church in Thurman.

Phyllis is survived by her children, Larry Zinn (Chris) of Wellston, Diane Jordan (Jeff) of Pattonsville and Karen Arthur (Basel Ware) of Pattonsville; sister, Carolyn Zinn of Wellston; brother, Harry Downard (Mary) of Wellston, as well as seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Zinn; son, Kenny Zinn; sister, Doris Denny; and brothers, Gordon Downard, Kenny Downard and Ron Downard.

Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Pattonsville Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at