JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

J. R. PHILLIPS Henry, Illinois November 9, 1966 

Joe R. Phillips, 73, of 623 Carlson St., Sycamore, Ill.,
formerly of Low Point and Henry, Ill., died this morning,
November 9, 1966, at the Sycamore Municipal Hospital. Born
December 4, 1892 at Mt. Vernon, Ill., he was the son of
John and Mary Tate Phillips and was married to Verda Hess in
Peoria, Ill., November 21, 1936. He was a self-employed painter. 
Surviving are his wife; one son, Arthur of Mt. Vernon, Ill.;
a step-son, Robert of Hanna City, Ill.; four grandchildren; four 
brothers, Burrell and Harley, both of Mt. Vernon, Ill.; John of
Oneco, Florida; Burt of Moweaqua, Ill.; four sisters, Mrs. Bert 
(Maude) Huff of Bloomington, Ill.; Mrs. William (Blossom)Herron 
of Washburn, Ill.; Mrs. Doris Cooley of Moweaqua, Ill.; and Mrs. 
Myrtle Thomas of Mt. Vernon, Ill. 
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Van Natta 
Funeral Home, Sycamore, with the Rev. Harold M. Kelley officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. 
Graveside services will be held in the Henry City Cemetery
in Henry, Ill. at 3 p.m. Friday.  

Submitted by David Herron
grandnephew of J. R. Phillips
3-22-99
 
 
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