Phyllis J. Parr

June 21, 1928 ~ May 13, 2017 (age 88)
Phyllis Parr, 88, of Eureka, IL, formerly of The Villages, FL passed away at 4:57 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

She was born June 21, 1928 in Peoria, IL to Arthur and Eva Buck. She married Clarence Parr on April 6, 1947 at Zion Lutheran Church in Peoria.

Surviving are her daughter, Kathleen (Mark) DeDecker of Washington, IL; David (Connie) Parr of Montgomery, IL; step-brother, Jeff Buck of Shell Knob, MO; grandchildren, Jennifer, David, Beth, Amy, and Ashley; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; daughter, Laurie Henke; and brother, Richard Buck.

Phyllis was a member of P.E.O. in chapters AH in Mentor, OH, and BT in Aurora, IL for 34 years. She was a homemaker, an avid reader, and enjoyed many crafts especially oil painting.
Phyllis was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who cherished her family. Spending time with them, especially during the holidays, was her greatest joy. Phyllis was a lifelong Lutheran and a charter member of Hope Lutheran Church, The Villages, FL. She served as chairman on many committees at the various churches to which she belonged. Some of the projects she initiated included a membership drive at Hope Lutheran Church and one to organize volunteers and materials to create Chrismon Christmas tree ornaments for two of the churches.

A memorial service for Phyllis will be held on Thursday, June 1 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Washington with Rev. Richard J. Hanson officiating. The family will receive guests one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Hope Lutheran Church Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hope Lutheran Church in The Villages, FL.

Memorial Visitation

JUN 1. 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

200 S. Main Street

Washington, IL, US

Memorial Service

JUN 1. 01:00 PM

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

200 S. Main Street

Washington, IL, US

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