DURHAM — Phyllis (Ridley) Winn, 70, of Durham, died Thursday, May 13, at her home with her family by her side.
She was born in Lisbon Falls, Oct. 15, 1939, one of 14 children to Avis Beal and John Ridley. She attended schools in Lisbon and later married John Winn Jr. on March 15, 1957.
She enjoyed her flower gardens and having family get togethers. She will be missed forever by her family and many friends.
She is a wonderful mother and best friend to her five daughters and their husbands, Tamie and Thomas Griffin of Durham, Margaret and Ken Ames of Brunswick, Jonica Winn and Dave Baker of Durham, Carol Winn of Phippsburg and Valerie Bishop and Jean Martel of Sabattus; she is also a loving grandmother to her 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and her 11 brothers and sisters.
She was predeceased by two children; a sister, Shirley Lizotte; and a brother, Raymond Ridley.