Phyllis M. Fussell (nee Douve), 82, of Cahokia, IL born May 4, 1930 in Quincy, IL passed away on February 24, 2013. Phyllis was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and was a member of the American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxillary. She was a beauty salon owner/operator for more than 30 years.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John; son, Lloyd (Sheryl) Fussell of O'Fallon, IL; daughter, Eleanor (Philip) Lock of Summerville, SC; grandchildren, Sam and Jake Fussell of O'Fallon, IL, Jessi (Matt) Meier of Ft. Worth, TX, and Emily Lock of Summerville, SC; brother, Walter (Sandra) Timson of Springfield, MO; sister, Nancy (Bill) Beasley of California City, CA; and stepbrothers, Mr. and Mrs. Tim Timson of Pensacola, FL and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Timson of Desoto, MO.
In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. at Valhalla-Gaerdner-Holten Funeral Home in Belleville. Service will be at the funeral home on Thursday at 10 a.m. Interment at Valhalla Gardens of Memory.