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Phyllis Ann Howe

March 9, 1943 — September 27, 2023

Norris City

      Phyllis A. Howe, 80, of Norris City passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, IL.  She was born in Chicago, IL on March 9, 1943 the daughter of Thomas and Ruth (Greenawalt) Hickey. Phyllis married Warren Howe in July 1967 and he preceded her on January 2, 2022.  Phyllis had worked as a CNA at the Sycamore Hospital  in Sycamore, IL.  She loved reading and watching classic movies and greatly enjoyed her three dogs, Milo, Pal and Boyd.  Phyllis attended Lick Creek Church in McLeansboro.

     Phyllis is survived by her son, Charlie Howe of Norris City; two grandchildren, Jacob Howe and Destiny (Robert) Forester; two great-grandchildren, Xavier and Liam; two siblings, Marilyn Lolas of South Carolina and John Hickey of California; good friend, Kathy Johnson; along with several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers, Thomas and David Hickey.

     Funeral services for Phyllis A. Howe, 80, of Norris City will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at Lick Creek Church, Army-Navy Store Rd., McLeansboro, IL 62859, Burial will follow in Enfield Cemetery in Enfield, IL.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Stendeback Funeral Home in Enfield.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Phyllis' name to Lick Creek Church and will be accepted at Stendeback Funeral Home or by mailing to 609 W. Main St., Carmi, IL 62821

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Stendeback Funeral Home Enfield

119 W Main St, Enfield, IL 62835

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Lick Creek Church

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

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