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Phyllis Jean Brown

February 4, 1944 — February 10, 2019

Phyllis Jean Brown, 75, of Trenton, died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her home. She was born February 4, 1944 in E. St. Louis, the daughter of Aubrey and Mary Elizabeth, nee Hoffmann, McCauley. She married Cecil Marlin Brown March 22, 1963 in Caseyville and he preceded her in death on October 18, 2017.

Phyllis is survived by a son, William (Suzan) Brown of Trenton; two grandchildren, Nicole (Bryan) Wernle and Cassandra (Carolyn) Brickey-Brown all of Trenton; three great-grandchildren, Jorja, Eliza, & Myla Wernle; a sister-in-law, Jeannette Brown; and also survived by numerous loved nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Eugene Brown, Lillard & Beatrice Brown, Jr., William & Jan Brown, and Charlotte & Thomas Watts.

Phyllis was vice president and a corporate secretary at Tempo Bank in Trenton before her retirement. She loved to travel and see new places around the country, and especially enjoyed finding new mom and pop restaurants to try when she and Cecil traveled. Phyllis enjoyed golfing, cooking, and working in her garden, but most of all, she loved spending time with some of her greatest joys, her granddaughters and great-granddaughters. Phyllis was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Trenton.

Graveside Services for family and friends will be held Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Trenton City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family and will be received at Nordike Funeral Home, 15 E. Hanover, New Baden, IL 62265 who is serving the family.
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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Trenton Cemetery

, Trenton, IL 62293

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