Nobody covers Brown County like The Democrat Buy PDF| Advertise| Contact Us
Hoosier Harvest Cookbook
Phyllis (Robey) Woods, Belmont

Phyllis Jean (Robey) Woods passed away at home Dec. 21, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and child of God, who went to be with our Lord. Phyllis had a two-week and four-day battle with cancer.

Born in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Thomas and Ruby (Huffman) Robey. She married Joseph “Buster” Woods of Nashville Oct. 31, 1953, and he survives. To that marriage she and Buster have a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Mary Beth (Kent) Woods of Bloomington, and a daughter and son-in-law, Darla J. and Jon Schultz of Mooresville.

Phyllis worked at RCA, Sarkes Tarzian and was co-owner of Fabric Addict in Nashville until 1996. She and Buster have lived in Belmont for 59 years. She loved picking green beans, gardening and her flowers. She was a seamstress and made clothes for many children. She was a member of Westside Trinity Pentecostal Church on Howe Street in Bloomington.

Phyllis is also survived by a grandson, Samuel H. Woods of Bloomington; several stepgrandchildren, Brian Schultz of Indianapolis, Rachel Coffman of Greenwood and Ashley McDonald of Evansville; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Ruby; sisters, Frances and Maxine; and a stillborn child, Teddy Joe.

Friends can call Friday, Dec. 28 from 4-8 p.m. at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, 1682 State Road 135 North, Nashville. The funeral will be conducted Saturday Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home by the Rev. Gerald Flynn. Burial will be in Duncan Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Westside Pentecostal Church, 915 W. Howe St., Bloomington, IN 47403.

Online condolences can be made at

See Full List »

Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road