Phyllis Rawlings


Phyllis Jean Rawlings was born June 21, 1954 to Evelyn and William Rawlings, Sr. in East Beckley, West Virginia.

Phyllis graduated from Cleveland Glenville High School. Phyllis was born the third child out of four. She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend.

Phyllis worked at Clairmont, Hyatt, and Ohio State over the years. Phyllis retired after 31 years of service to The Ohio State University. Phyllis was passionate about Bingo and playing cards.

Phyllis is preceded in death by her mother and father; and sister Frances Becks.

Phyllis leaves mourning, her children, Jackie and Eric Rawlings; siblings, Ellen (Fred) Price and William Rawlings, Jr.; grandchildren, Tehila Holt, Isaiah Rawlings, Tramell Holt, India McDougald, and Tyler Rawlings;12 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Phyllis will be forever missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving her.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Thursday, May 27, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

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Condolence Messages

  1. To the family of Phyllis Rawlings, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. God bless this family.

  2. To my family,
    Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
    RIH cuzzin Phyllis,

  3. Sheila Barnes

    Thinking of you and praying you find moments of peace and comfort at this difficult time. Phyllis was a fun, loving and a kind hearted person. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
    Love cousin Neicy❤️❤️

  4. Rest in Heaven Phyliss babe love you,mourn you till I join you

  5. Larry Carreker

    Rest in peace my dear friend.

  6. Zola Diggs Guess

    Prayers and blessings love ❤️ Family Phyllis was funny and kind hearted I have so many memories of you love ❤️ you cuzzin Zola

  7. Erma Howard and her family

    My prayers goes out to al of you sorry I didn’t make it but I am still praying for everyone GOD took a precious angel from us all love and RIH cousin

  8. To Eric and Jackie and family,
    Just try to remember those we love never truly leave us,these are things that death can’t touch.My deepest sympathy to all of you,Phyllis take your wings my dear.

  9. Prayers are with you and your family my dear friend.❤️

  10. Rest in peace cousin Phyllis

  11. Jacqueline M Rawlings

    To the BEST MOTHER EVER my ❤ is broken into a million pieces. I don’t know how to fix this PAIN!!! I have joy in my heart because you’re no longer suffering. I’M GOING ON TRUELY MISS YOU love your daughter Jackie!!!

    • Phishelle Howze

      Cousin, you don’t have to know how to fix your pain because it is/ will make you the Strong Woman I know you to be! I love you and will be here to always lend my ear, time, memories and make happy moments for Aunt Phyl to look down on us!!!!!

  12. To our family you have our sincere condolence. Phyllis will be missed Columbus will not be the same without her. We are here for you Jackie, Eric, Ellen, Booley and grandchildren.
    Kenneth, Linda and Buddy Price

    Rest in peace dear cousin

  13. Christina Dameron

    You were my last auntie and my moms last sister. I’m going to miss you so much. Can’t believe I’m seeing this. Fly high auntie kiss grandma, grandpa, Frankie , Jay and Tony for me

  14. Terry Schmelmer

    Dear Phyliss, I never had the pleasure of meeting you . But I know you most of been such a wonderful person. Because your your son is such a wonderful person. And he loved you very much. May you have peace and comfort in heaven.

  15. Eric – so very sorry for you loss. Keeping you in my thought and prayers- much love.

  16. Eric i am so very sorry about your loss. Know you are in my thoughts and prayers and I’m thinking of you and your family. Xoxo

  17. Tina and Tyler

    We love you Grandma and you’ll be missed so much, but not forgotten.

  18. The Geter Family gives our condolences for the family. I pray that the Lord give you strength, comfort, and a peace of mind during this time. Also I will leave the family with this scripture Isaiah 41:10 Fear not, for I am with you, be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. When time gets hard remember this scripture. Blessing and Love. The Geter Family

  19. Lynn Williams Evans

    To the Rawlings Family, Much Love, Much Comfort, Much Peace that only God in Heaven Can and Will Provide to Each of You. Stay Strong, and Keep All the Wonderful Memories Alive in Your Heart where She (Phyllis, now an Angel) Resides. I’m Right There With You All, Always. ( I Can Hear Her Saying Mr. & Mrs. J ❤ Lynn, Houston Tx

  20. Michelle Gibson

    To Jackie and Eric, I send my heartfelt condolences may GOD cover you and your families with all the live your heart can hold.
    Love You
    Michelle and Kraig Gibson

  21. So sorry to hear of your loss, Eric. I will always remember the card games and think of your Mom with a smile on her face.

  22. Steven McLendon

    To my family. Please receive our deepest sympathy. The McLendon Family. Cleveland Ohio

  23. My sincere condolences are with the Rawlings family.

  24. Phishelle Howze

    The love for Family will forever be! Your my children Auntie Grandma, who always showed and shared your love! Rest Aunt Phyl until we meet again. We love you! Family, Phyllis love will always glow through all and her happiness will always be there for all as well!

  25. Alexandra Stevenson

    Sending my condolences. Mother of Levi, Zemira, and Lauren Rawlings

  26. Carolyn McAllister

    May God comfort you in your time of grief. Phyllis was a beautiful person inside and out she was a true friend and would do anything she could for anyone, I had the privilege of knowing her for many years and will cherish everyday I spent being Phyllis friend, may you rest in the arms of Jesus. Love Carolyn McAllister

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