Wilma  Phillips

Wilma Lorene Phillips

Sunday, June 5th, 1938 - Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Wilma L. Phillips, 81, Passed away Saturday September 14, 2019, at Carbondale Memorial Hospital.

She was born June 5, 1938, to Jesse and Laura(Fitch) Hoppe, in Gorham Illinois.

Mrs. Phillips was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gorham and a member of the American Legion post 127 Ladies Auxiliary.

Wilma was a lady that enjoyed every thing in life and lived it to the fullest. She was a joy to be around and a wonderful person to know.

She is survived by her six children, Henry and Marcia Phillips of Gorham Illinois, Debra and Randy Stanton of Ava, Illinois, Tina Parker of Louisiana, Dorraine and Jessie Crabtree of Murphysboro, Illinois, Jesse and Jenifer Phillips of Murphysboro, Illinois, and Ken and Martha Phillips of Gorham, Illinois;

eighteen grandchildren and thirty-nine great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, five brothers, 3 grandchildren and her companion James Sargent.

The Family has asked in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Goodbread Cemetery

Funeral services will be 11 a.m Wednesday September 18, 2019, at Pettett Funeral Home with Rev. Ritchie Pyatt officiating. Visitation from 9 a.m to 11 a.m at the funeral home. For more information please visit
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Pettett Funeral Home
    1418 South St.
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 11:00am
    Pettett Funeral Home
    1418 South St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Richard Pyatt
  • Interment

    Goodbread Cemetery



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Elmer McRoy

Posted at 08:57am
Sandy and I send our sympathies to the family for Wilma"s death. She was a lot of fun to be around, and she will be missed. Sincerely, Elmer and Sandy McRoy, Murphysboro, Illinois.

Paul Broadway & Gary Meyers

Posted at 06:42am
Our warmest condolences,
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