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Denton Wood Funeral Home
Monday July 19th, 2021
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Phyllis Menasco

Phyllis Menasco, 80, of North James Street Carlsbad, New Mexico passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. Phyllis was born on July 7, 1941, in Paris, Arkansas to Jesse Corbishley and Lucy Gladys Corbishley.

Cremation has taken place, and a visitation is scheduled from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, July 19, 2021, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel. Final Interment will be at Carlsbad Cemetery in Carlsbad, NM.

Phyllis graduated from Henryetta High School in Henryetta, OK in 1960. She then went to Oklahoma State Technical School of Training, and then worked for Phillips Pet Co. for five years, then moved to New Mexico to raise her daughter in 1971. Then in 1978 she moved to Carlsbad, and worked as a cake decorator for 27 years. Phyllis married Eddie Menasco on August 1, 1988. She enjoyed fishing and playing golf, and she was a great cook. Phyllis was loved dearly by her friends and family, and will never be forgotten.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her father, Jesse Corbishley; mother, Lucy Gladys Clingan; sister, Jean Gray; and brother, Mervin Jones.

Phyllis is survived by her husband, Eddie Menasco of Carlsbad, NM; daughter, Sabrina Puckett and husband, Norman of Mazon, IL; granddaughter, Crista Thomas and husband, John of South Port, NC; grandson, Shane Puckett and wife, Sarah of Peoria, IL; four great-grandchildren: Alex Thomas, Eleanor Thomas, Jillian Puckett, and Tyson Puckett; and several nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be expressed online at dentonwood.com


My wife, Lucy, and I have always thought that Phyllis was one of the sweetest people that we had ever known. She was a joy to have as a neighbor, and made us feel like we had know her forever. She is missed. We are sure that the Lord has his arms wrapped around her.

Rick and Lucy Griesemer Jul 19 2021 10:46 PM

Phyllis , you were one of a kind , full of life , smiles, love and a kind heart . We had so much fun working together at Floyed Flimmings Bakery . Then moved over to LaTienda with Jimmy and Patty Fry . Love and will miss u lots .. see u in Heaven my friend

Connie Oliver, Cunningham Jul 19 2021 10:04 PM

Goodbye to my Beautiful Friend! I will cherish all the memories of our working days together! I will miss your Amazing Smile and all the laughs we had. You were an Awesome person with a great disposition! I Love you, Phyllis !!!!

Sharon Valenzuela Jul 19 2021 1:39 AM

Ashley Urquidez lit a candle for Phyllis Menasco

Ashley Urquidez Jul 15 2021 6:12 PM

I miss her beautiful, sweet friendship, quirky sense of humor, gorgeous smile, and loving, giving personality. She is loved and missed!

Jimmy and Patty Fry Jul 14 2021 9:37 PM

Beautiful lady, inside and out. I'll miss you until I see you again. Love you.

Dawnell Menasco Jul 14 2021 7:47 PM

Dawnell Menasco lit a candle for Phyllis Menasco

Dawnell Menasco Jul 14 2021 7:45 PM