Phyllis Elaine Massey age 71 of Limestone passed away Wednesday March 30, 2022 at Durham Hensley Health and Rehab. Born in Greene County, Tennessee on March 16, 1951, \n\nPhyllis grew up helping on the family farm in Limestone. She graduated from Washington College Academy in 1969 where she enjoyed membership in the Latin Club. After high school, she attended and received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Berea College in Kentucky. She went on to further her education by becoming a LPN. Phyllis worked at Plus Mark in Afton for many years before retirement. In more recent years she was a resident of Durham Hensley Nursing Home in Chuckey, TN. Phyllis was a hard worker with a curious mind. She enjoyed word puzzles and reading mystery novels, especially Agatha Christie. She loved animals and even went so far as to name every single cow in the families pastures. \n\nPhyllis was preceded in death by her parents Freeman and Virginia "Mama Dean" Massey, and a brother Larry Massey. \n\nShe is survived by 2 brothers and sisters-in-law Gary and Linda Massey, Rex and Lorie Massey, her late brother Larry's wife Pat Massey, Nephews Shane Massey, Joey Massey, Lee Lawson, Noah Cook, Adam Cook, nieces Kim Holomback, April Massey, Jenny Massey, Michelle Dunbar and several cousins. \n\nThe family will receive friends Sunday from 1-2 pm Sunday at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton. Graveside service will follow Sunday at 2pm at GraceLand Memorial Gardens with Rev. Sam Smith officiating. \n\nJeffers Funeral and Cremations is in charge of the services.