SOUTH PARIS — Phyllis C. Whitney, 90, of South Paris, died April 22 in South Paris.

She was born Sept. 7, 1920 in South Paris, the daughter of Linwood M. and Ernestine Maxim Corbett.

She worked as a secretary/bookkeeper in Maryland at several car dealerships and as a bookkeeper/receptionist at the A.C. Lawrence Leather Company in South Paris from 1968 until they closed. She was secretary for the South Paris Baptist Church and Paris Christian Academy until the age of 80.

She was involved with Pioneer Girls, then Awana, at the South Paris Baptist Church, the Paris Alumni Association, and Mothers’ Club in South Paris.She enjoyed church-related activities, walking, reading, baking cookies and making candy.

She is survived by her daughter, Roberta Pinkham, of Windham, son-in-law, Wendell Pinkham; grandson, Jeremy Pinkham and wife, Hannah Gill, of North Carolina; sisters, Janice, (Mrs. Jack) Rosenberg of South Paris, Melva Simmons of Strasberg, Virginia; Leone (Mrs. John) Callina of Oxford; and many precious nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; baby sister, Grace Eileen; brother, Erwin and wife, Bobbie; nephew, Michael; brother-in-law, W. Thomas Simmons.

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