OBITUARY: Phyllis Ann Broadway


Phyllis Ann Broadway, age 77, of Ashland City, Tennessee, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, November 29, 2023.

She was born in Monticello, Arkansas on August 4, 1946 to the late Raymond Moss and Frances (Eubanks) Brinkley.

Phyllis is preceded in death by her grandparents who raised her, Frank and Leona Eubanks; mother Frances Brinkley; step father Wallace Brinkley; and husband, Roy Broadway.

She is survived by her son, Stephen Todd Broadway; daughter, Stephanie Renee Broadway; sister, Anita Brinkley; sister, Debra Beckham; brother, Tony Brinkley (Cindy); great-grandchildren, Nik Dixon and Leelynn Taylor; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog Max.

Phyllis was raised in Covington, Tennessee and moved to West Nashville as a teenager where she attended Cohn High School. There she met her high school sweetheart and the love of her life, Roy, who became her devoted husband of over 56 years.

Phyllis worked in Workers’ Compensation Insurance with companies USF&G and GAB Robbins, among others. Phyllis was a devoted wife and mother who loved her family more than life. She loved being outside working in her yard and loved listening to music, especially Elvis and Shania Twain. She was a beautiful and sensitive soul who will be dearly missed by all that knew her!

Funeral service will be Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 1 pm in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Bell officiating. Burial will follow at EverRest of Cheatham in Pleasant View, Tennessee. Visitation will be the same day from 11 am until the service hour of 1 pm. Serving as pallbearers will be David Beckham, Kevin Broadway, Chris Chumley, Kelly Chumley, Wayne Chumley, and Eric Blackmore. Honorary pallbearer will be Anita Rocha.

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