Patricia M. Phillips

Born: Sat., Nov. 14, 1959
Died: Tue., Sep. 7, 2021


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Tue., Sep. 14, 2021
Location: Niebur Funeral Chapel

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Tue., Sep. 14, 2021
Location: Niebur Funeral Chapel

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Patricia M. Phillips, age 61, of Barry, IL passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at her home.  She was born on November 14, 1959 in Pittsfield, IL to James and Elaine Puckett Phillips.  

Patty graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1978 and went on to work various jobs.  She worked as a waitress at Cardinal Inn, bartended at Spot Tavern, and worked at convenience stores for over 30 years.  Most recently, she was working for Ascend.  Patty loved her pets, watching TV, and reading true crime books.  She also enjoyed crocheting.  She was hardworking, vocal, and free spirited.  She was also very friendly and never knew a stranger.  She will be missed by many.

She is survived by two brothers, Jim Phillips of San Diego, CA and Tom Phillips of North Carolina; sister, Peggy (Tom) Bartlett of Barry, IL; niece and nephew, Nicholas (Alyssa Garza) Bartlett of Cedar Park, TX and Michelle (Adam Ferrell) Bartlett of Barry, IL; and great niece, Gwen Bartlett.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Elaine Phillips; and grandparents, Tom and Lucille Phillips.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry.  Visitation will be held prior to the service on Tuesday from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the funeral home.  Patty loved the color purple and the family asks that you wear purple in her honor.  Memorials are suggested to be made to the Pike County Animal Shelter or Donor’s Choice.  Online condolences may be left to the family at  Niebur Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Patricia's memory to the following organizations:

Donor's Choice

Pike County Animal Shelter

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Sharena Taylor
   Posted Wed September 08, 2021
My deepest sympathies for Jim and you (Tom). I pray that God comforts you during this difficult time and know that you guys are in my thoughts and prayers.

Destiny white
   Posted Wed September 08, 2021
Rest in peace patty! Thank you for being such a great friend to me and my family 💜

Tammy Hanlin
   Posted Wed September 08, 2021
I had the honor of working with Patty for about 6 years , she was a true joy to work with, never a dull moment. I am so going to miss her and her big smile and purple hair....Rest in Peace Patty....hugs and prayers to her family...

Larry Bartlett
   Posted Thu September 09, 2021
Dee and I offer our sincere condolences to Peggy and her Family. Prayers for you all during this time.

bonna gratton
   Posted Fri September 10, 2021
Thinking of you Peggy and your family with heartfelt sympathy. Praying you will have peace and comfort. Patty was such a fun loving, good hearted person. We ha4d a lot of good times. I'm saddened to know I'll never see her again. She won't be forgotten!

Tara Morris
   Posted Fri September 10, 2021
Oh my dearest friend, this was a big surprise I saw today. We meet round 25 years ago, you touched my heart then, with your laugh, smile, attitude, and all round kindness. The world lost a very beautiful soul. May you test in peace

Debbie Hazelrigg
   Posted Tue September 14, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Patty's family & friends. She was such a sweet person to all she came in contact with. Prayers to all.

Tammy Craddock
   Posted Tue September 14, 2021
Patty was a blessing in my life, as well as my husband Bill's. She had her own special way of brightening everyone's day, whether at work or out and about. She was adored by so many people for her sweet spirit and sense of humor. Although our time was short, she will forever be in our hearts.

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