Phyllis L. Karch
Phyllis L. Karch, 92, of Dix, passed away at 12:15 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at her home.
She was born Tuesday, April 15, 1919, in Cache, to Loy and
Myrtle (Barry) Jones.
She married Ralph L. Karch Sr. in Mt. Vernon on Sept. 23, 1937,
and he preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2007.
Phyllis was a mental health technician at the State of Illinois
Murray Center in Centralia.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's
Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon with Father John Iffert officiating.
Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time at Hughey Funeral
Home in Mt. Vernon.
She is survived by two sons, Ralph L. Karch Jr. and wife Nancy of
Nashville and Martin B. Karch and wife Janet of Woodlawn; four
daughters, Teresa L. Richmond of Shelbyville, Ind., Mary Margaret
Staley and husband Jerry of Dix, Rebecca A. Butts and husband Dale
of Woodburn, Ore., and Katherine E. Karch and husband Saleem Khan
of LaGrange; a brother, William H. Jones and wife Ruth of Mt. Vernon;
16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and
nephews also survive.
Her parents, her husband and two brothers, Dr. John Barry Jones and
Pat Jones preceded her in death.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Sat Aug 06, 2011
Submitted by: Gail Karch Helton