Phillis Reger Newell marks 90th birthday

By Mary Louise Ruehr Published:

Phillis Reger Newell of Brimfield celebrated her 90th birthday on March 19.

She was born in 1923 to Russell and Laura Stalnaker of Gandeeville, W.Va.

She married Carlos Reger on April 12, 1940, and they lived in Stow until 1964. They had four children: Linda Wetmore of Brimfield; Lucille Witner of Pulaski, Tenn.; Carlos Reger of Christiana, Tenn.; and the late LilasĀ­ Kay Moore.

Phillis retired as a hairdresser in 1988. She had owned and operated Reger's Beauty Salon in Stow and also owned Devola Hairstyling in Marietta for 15 years.

Phillis has 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 23 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild.

She enjoys doing needlework and visiting with friends and family.

Phillis was honored on her birthday with a party with all her children attending. Cards were sent from Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Mississippi, Florida, South Carolina, California, Colorado, Minnesota, Maryland, Iowa and Louisiana.

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