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Phyliss Covey

Phyliss E. Covey, 63, of Maroa, IL passed away at 7:45 PM, December 6, 2020 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.


No services are planned at this time.  Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL assisted the family with cremation rites.


Memorials may be directed to the Heart and Lung Institute at Decatur Memorial Hospital or the Maroa Fire Department.


Phyliss was born January 16, 1957 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Harry O. and Frances Marie (Madden) Anderson.  She married Robert Lee Covey July 4, 1989 in Maroa, IL.


Survivors include her husband, Robert Lee Covey, Maroa, IL; children:  Heather (fiancé, Timothy Zoch) Anderson, Clinton, IL and Anita (Stephen) Harbarger, Chatsworth, IL; 6 grandchildren, and 1 sister living in Texas.


She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 brother, George Anderson.


Phyliss worked at Crestview Nursing Home in Clinton and did home care in Maroa.  She also took care of her family for many years, especially her mother.  Phyliss loved flowers, thrift shopping, playing crosswords and Candy Crush, and trying new recipes.  Most of all she loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

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