Phyllis A. Gordy
March 10, 1952 - May 20, 2022
Phyllis A. Gordy, who was also lovingly referred to as “Hamburg” by her oldest daughter, departed her loving family on Friday, May 20, 2022 at the age of 70.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on March 10, 1952, she was a daughter of the late John C. Reynolds and Alta Reynolds Subach. She attended William Penn High School, where she eventually met the love of her life Donald Gordy.
She was a mother to 2 daughters, Dianell Gordy-Thomas and Jennifer Gordy, and 1 son, Lester John Gordy who passed away during birth. She raised her children with undeniable love and devotion in California along with her late husband, Donald C. Gordy. While in California, Phyllis was the owner of two in home child care centers which allowed her to be home with her children and to touch the lives of many others.
Her favorite quote to say was “God’s got me” and this we truly believe. She is finally at peace.
In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Donald C. Gordy; and sister, Patricia Harvey. She is survived by her daughters, Dianell Gordy-Thomas and Jennifer Gordy; brother, Ron Reynolds; sisters, Nancy Coulbourne, and Jackie Epperson; extended family, Raymond Lovett; grandchildren, Justin and Johnathan Thomas, Ananda and Nina Hite; great grandson, Santana Thomas; along with 6 nephews, Larry Epperson Jr, Charles Epperson, Bobby Paxson, Michael Coulbourne, John Harvey, and Thomas (Bucky) Smith; and a host of surrogate family and close friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.