Phyllis Genevra Ullman

Former Ohio resident Phyllis Genevra Ullman died Dec. 24, 2017, in Eldersburg, MD. She was 97.

She was born July 4, 1920, in Harrietsville in Noble County, to Carl and Edith Bonar Stevens. Genevra was a graduate of Elk Local High School in Harriettsville. A longtime resident of Circleville, she owned Ullman’s Flower Shop with her husband, James Ullman, who died in 1977.

After moving to Maryland in the early 1980s to be closer to family, she volunteered at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Westminster and served as the hospital auxiliary’s president. She also was an active member of Bethesda Methodist Church in Sykesville. Always an avid and knowledgeable baseball fan, she was never far from a radio broadcast of a Cincinnati Reds game before evolving into a Baltimore Orioles fan.

In addition to her husband and a newborn son, she was preceded in death by two brothers, William Stevens and Charles Stevens.

She is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Jane Adams, and her son-in-law, Terry Adams, of Hanover, PA; two granddaughters, Tracy Hunter of Greenbackville, VA, and Jodi Smith of Hanover; five grandchildren; sister Oneita Nobbs of Walnut, CA; brother Frank Stevens of Fly; and several nieces and nephews who will always cherish the role “Aunt Nevie” played in their lives.

A memorial service will be held in Marietta, and her ashes will be buried next to her husband at Stafford Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in her name may be sent to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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