Phyllis Jean (Howard) Carlton

June 2, 1950 ~ October 4, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Phyllis Carlton Obituary

Phyllis Jean Carlton 73 of Charlestown, IN passed away on Wednesday October 4, 2023, at her home.

She was born on June 2, 1950, in Henderson, KY to Paul W. and Sara R. Otey Howard.   She only had three jobs her entire life, serving the Charlestown community, she served burgers, fries and milkshakes at Duffy’s. She served patients as a medical assistant at Goodman clinic while earning her LPN License.  After becoming a nurse, she served her patients at North Clark Community Hospital.  She often told the story of serving coffee to the board of directors for the new hospital while they were making plans.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Paula S. Howard, Patricia A. Lindley and brother, Robert A. Howard.  It gives her family great joy to know that she’s reunited with her soulmate, Allen Carlton.

Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Terra L. Cochran of Charlestown and Tracy Rae Schindler and her husband Benjamin of Charlestown; brothers, Randall S. Howard of Otisco, IN and Richard P. Howard of Louisville, KY; sister, Pamela R. Resor and her husband Mike of Chapmansboro, TN; grandchildren, Victoria Jean Miller and her husband Shane and John Dalton Cochran; great granddaughter Nioki Marie Miller.

Life Celebration Services will be at 2:00 pm on Monday October 9, 2023, at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Monday.

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October 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Grayson Funeral Home-Charlestown
893 High Street
Charlestown, Indiana 47111

Life Celebration Service
October 9, 2023

2:00 PM
Grayson Funeral Home-Charlestown
893 High Street
Charlestown, Indiana 47111


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