Marcum Community Funeral Home
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1402 Audubon Rd. New Castle, IN 47362                                                                               765-529-7500
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Phyllis Elaine Turner Koontz,77 of New Castle passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at her home.
She was born September 23, 1940 in Ashland, Indiana the daughter of the late Howard A. and Ollie Marie Owens Turner. She was a 1958 graduate of New Castle High School and received a Master’s Degree from Ball State University. She was a School Teacher at Northeastern Elementary School, retiring in 1997. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband James Howard Koontz, whom she married July 23, 1970. Also her daughters Cinda (Bourne) Raines, Susan Clements, and Jennifer Koontz. 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her first husband Charles Raines September 2, 1969, 2 grandsons and her parents.
Services will be Monday, May 7, 2018 at 1pm at Marcum Community Funeral Home. Pastor Jerry Ingalls will be officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery. Friends may call from 11am-1pm Monday prior to service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.MarcumFuneralHome.com Gary Marcum and staff are honored to serve the family of Phyllis Elaine Turner Koontz. In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Association or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 



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