The Passing of Phyllis Penewitt

XACT_Phyllis PennewittFrom Xenia Area Community Theater

RIP Phyllis. She was one of the founders of the Xenia Area Community Theater and served on our Board and as President for several years. Always a smiling and gracious presence. She will be missed.

From the Xenia Daily Gazette:

XENIA — Phyllis Ann Pennewitt, formerly the Mayor of Xenia, age 82, died after an extended stay at Harmony Nursing Home on Friday, January 12, 2018. The 2015 Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame Recipient was born February 12, 1935 in Xenia, Ohio the daughter of Paul and Clara Jones. Phyllis attended Xenia High School, Wright State University and Antioch University where she obtained a Masters Degree in Accounting. Phyllis retired in 1996 from the McGregor School of Antioch University as an accountant. She served as Mayor of Xenia from 2006-2010. She previously served on City Council from 2000-2005. Phyllis was a loving, giving, energetic, positive, supportive unselfish soul, who volunteered for numerous duties including: XACT Board of Directors, President of the Child Conservation League; Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Board of Trustees; member of CASA; Greene County Historical League; Greene Memorial Hospital and the Business and Professional Women’s Club…

Click to read the full obituary and funeral arrangements.


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