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Minnie (Huffstutler) Phillips


Minnie Phillips of 701 Herbert, died at 3:45 am today at Good 
Samaritan Hospital, at the age of 88 years, one month, and 10 days. 
  
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Wednesday at Myers Chapel 
with the Rev. Ace Summers, Rev. E. J. McClintock and Rev. Lloyd Addair 
officiating.  Burial will be in South Hicory Hill Cemetery. 
The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel where friends may call 
after 5:00 pm Tuesday. 
  
Mrs. Phillips was born Mar. 5, 1880, in Hamilton County, that 
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Huffstutler. She was married to Pierce Phillips 
in St. Louis.  He preceeded her in death in 1956.  She was first married to 
Howard Belt, secondly, to Adam Cluck, who preceeded her in death, and then to 
Mr. Phillips. 
  
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Lucille Gilbert, Mrs. Lena 
Webb, and Mrs. Zola Griffin, all of Mt. Vernon; Mrs. Nola Porter of 
Ellery, and Mrs. Nellie Mezo of McLeansboro; a son, Willis Kluck of Mt. 
Vernon.  Three stepdaughters, Mrs. Mae Nelson of Chicago; Mrs. Lou Williford 
of Brownstown, and Mrs. Alma Jones of Belle Rive; and two stepsons, 
Dean Phillips and Fred Phillips, both of Hammond, Ind.; a brother, Oscar 
Huffstutler of McLeansboro; 24 grandchildren, several great 
grandchildren and great great grandchildren. 
 


Date: 4/15/1968 
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Ron Gilbert
 

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