Phyllis Elliott

October 19, 1932 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 87)


Phyllis Jean Elliott, 87, of Tolono, died on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Brookstone Estates in Tuscola.

Phyllis was born on October 19, 1932, at West York, IL, the daughter of Cecil and Helena Reynolds.  She married Gene Elliott on August 16, 1968.  She is survived by her children; Doug (Lannie) Stewart of Tolono, Donna (Jim) Spencer of Tuscola, Tina (Max) Neal of Pesotum and Dee Jay Stewart of Tolono.  Phyllis had 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her infant daughter; Debra Jean, her son; David Gene, her daughter-in-law; Lesa Stewart, three brothers and five sisters.

Phyllis and her husband ran the Parkville Tavern for many years.  Later, she ran a housecleaning business until she retired at age 75.

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date at Lewis Cemetery, rural Douglas County.  Freese Funeral Home, Tolono is assisting with arrangements.

The family would like to thank Kayce and her staff at Brookstone Estates in Tuscola for the wonderful care and attention that they gave mom during her stay.

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