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
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.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ron Gilbert