Phyllis I. Harter Ketring, 79, of Hartford City, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2017, at IU Health Blackford Hospital in Hartford City.

She was born June 10, 1938, in Blackford County. She married John H. Ketring on May 28, 1960, in Montpelier; he preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 2010.

She is survived by daughters, Risa (Fred) Foreman of Hartford City, Cheryl (James) Griffith of Colcord, Okla., and Traci Ketring of Hartford City; a son, John (Sherri) Ketring Jr. of Siloam Springs, Ark.; a brother, Larry Harter of Hartford City; sisters, Janet Rush of Bluffton, Jane Hart of Hartford City and Linda Harter of Hartford City; 10 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard G. and Leona Hartley Harter; a daughter, Kristi (Bill) Michael; a sister; four brothers; and a granddaughter.

A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be next to her husband in the Brookside Memorial Park in Montpelier.

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