Phyllis Joann West


Phyllis Joann West, 92 of Greenwood, IN and formerly of Indianapolis, IN passed away Sunday, September 10, 2023, at Aspen Trace in Greenwood, IN.

She was born November 22, 1930, in Indianapolis, IN to Arthur Joseph West and Marie Anna (Huhn) West.

Phyllis had worked at Eli Lilly and Company for twenty-five years in the insulin filling finishing department.

Phyllis was a member of the Catholic Church. She loved gardening, bowling and was active on bowling leagues, traveling, attending auctions at Christies in Southport and yard sales, watching squirrels.

Survivors include her brothers Arthur J. West Jr. of Franklin, IN and Paul M. West (Judy) of Indianapolis, IN, four nephews Paul Michael West Jr. (Stephanie-deceased), Anthony Joseph “Tony” West (Katie), Steven Allen West (Aaron Crane), Christopher Charles West (Amanda), four nieces Julie West (Dale Floyd), Jennifer Kean (Rob), Gloria Nordmeyer (Jim) and Joyce Weston (Dennis-deceased), several great and great great nieces and nephews.

Her parents, a sister Patricia L. Self, brother-in-law Delbert Self and a sister-in-law Barbara West preceded her in death.

Father Tim DeCrane will conduct a service on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at 1:30 PM at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN and will be live-streamed at Friends may call Tuesday, September 19, 2023, from 11AM until service time at the mortuary. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to the IndyHumane 7929 Michigan Road Indianapolis, IN 46268 or at

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Information 317-738-0202.