Phyllis Ann Bodie

Phyllis Ann Bodie
September 4, 1954 - April 24, 2019

Phyllis Ann Bodie, 64 years of age, of R. Liberty, NE passed away at her home Wednesday morning, April 24, 2019. She was born on September 4, 1954 in Manhattan, NY to George and Anna (Vazquez) Melendez. Phyllis attended St. Alberts Catholic School and graduated from Hopatcong High School in New Jersey. Phyllis and Ralph Bodie were married in 1997 in Miami, FL and moved to Liberty in 2002. She worked in mid-level positions in office management at different companies throughout her life. She was a member of the Catholic Church. She enjoyed ballet, gymnastics, fashion, riding horses, and physiology.

Survivors include her husband Ralph of Liberty, NE; mother Anna Melendez of Hollywood, FL; aunt and uncle Rudy and Olga Vazquez, uncles Julio Vazquez and Bill Vazquez, aunt Iris Gauvera; numerous cousins including David Vazquez and wife Linda. She was preceded in death by her father George R. Melendez.

Celebration of Life services will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the Christian Church in Liberty with Jim Hackel officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at a later date in New York. There will be no viewing or visitation as cremation has taken place. Sign Phyllis’ online guest book at

These services have been entrusted to the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice.

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