Phyllis I. Zien, 81, of Irish Ridge, Cameron, WV, Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital.
She was born August 11, 1928 in Moundsville, WV, the daughter of the late Roy Wilkerson and Carrie Baker Wilkerson.
She and her husband Bill were the former owners of the Rendezvous Restaurant. A fantastic cook, Phyllis was famous for her pirogues.
She enjoyed playing Bunco, listening to music, and organic gardening. Her hobby was collecting frog figurines.
Phyllis was a member and a former Queen of T.O.P.S. #165.
She attended Wolf Run Presbyterian Church.
She was very grateful for all her wonderful friends and neighbors.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years Bill Zien and a brother Harold Wilkerson.
Phyllis is survived by a daughter Jeanne Bonar of Virginia Beach, VA; a son Jerry (Kathleen) Zien of Cameron, WV; 3 grandsons, Aaron Bonar, Patrick Bonar and Josh Zien (Wanda); and 1 great-grandson Joshua Gage Zien.
Friends and family will be received on Friday, September 18, 2009 for a visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing until the time of services at 1:00 p.m. at Care Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, WV. The Pastor Cindy Foster will officiate.
Interment will follow at Wolf Run Cemetery, Marshall Co., WV.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her memory to the Wolf Run Presbyterian Church, RR#4 Box 56 Cameron, WV 26033.
Online condolences can be left for the family at carechapel.com