Phyllis Gilchrist Kincaid

September 20, 1922 - April 23, 2008



She was born Phyllis Claire Badgley to Agnes and William Badgley in Pierre, S.D. and was raised in Wyola, Mont.



Phyllis married Clifford Gilchrist on May 29, 1945. They had three children, Katherine (Kit), Martin and William Edward (Ed). After Cliff's death, she married William (Bill) Kincaid on August 11, 2001.



She was a master in the art of homemaking. She also worked as a dental assistant, a beautician, and at Waverly Adoption Agency during her life. Phyllis loved to love; her thoughts were always for the comfort and care of others. Family was the most important thing in her life. She also enjoyed needlework, crocheting, and gardening.



Preceding Phyllis in death are her first husband, Cliff; second husband, Bill; daughter, Kit; sister, Aggie; and her brothers, Ross and Bill.



She is survived by her sons, Martin and Ed; her sister, Pat; grandchildren, Chuck, Dawn, Mike, Joe, Billy and Shaina; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren;

nieces, nephews, and in-laws.



Phyllis's family would like to thank everyone at Horton Plaza for the wonderful care she received during the last two years of her life, especially the people from Personal Care: Jeannie, Tami, Jennifer, Kristi, Joyce and Sara. We would also like to thank her wonderful 24-hour caregivers, Erin and Jessica, and the nurses and volunteers from Asante Hospice who treated her with such dignity and kindness during her last week on this earth. You helped all of us.



A funeral service for Phyllis will be held at Siskiyou Memorial Park, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford, OR 97504 on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Pastor Robert Larson will officiate. A memorial reception will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Elsie Butler Hall at Horton Plaza.



Condolences may be sent to: 2388 Temple Drive, Medford, OR 97504. Donations may be give in honor of Phyllis to Asante Hospice Services, 2960 Doctor's Park Drive, Medford, OR 97504.