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Amy Phillips Sykes (1993)

SYKES, PHILLIPS, PATTERSON

Posted By: Mary Welty Hart (email)
Date: 12/29/2006 at 20:09:44

Herald & Review, Decatur, Illinois
Saturday, September 11, 1993, page A5

HAMMOND - Mrs. James (Amy Phillips) Sykes, 70, of Hammond died 12:37 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 9, 1993) in Carle Hospital, Urbana.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday in Born-Wikoff Funeral Home, Atwood, with visitation one hour before services. Burial will be in Hammond Cemetery, Hammond. Memorials: Hammond United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Sykes was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Truro, Iowa, the daughter of Elmer and Mary Patterson Phillips. She was a member of Hammond United Methodist Church, Sunshine Girls Club, a former Piatt County 4-H leader and a former Sunday school teacher.

She married James E. Sykes on June 21, 1942, in Reno, Nev.

Surviving are her husband; daughters, Mrs. Albert "Butch" (Sherlyn) Fisher of Hammond; Mrs. John (Rhonda) Burcham of St. Joseph; Mrs. Mike (Darla) Mendenhall of Mount Zion; brother, Robert Phillips of Winterset, Iowa; Marvin "Shay" Phillips of Truro, Iowa; three grandsons; one granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister and one brother.
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Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, October 6, 1993

AMY SYKES, Hammond, Ill.

Amy Sykes, (70) died September 9, 1993 in Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill. Services were September 13, 1993 in Born-Wikoff Funeral Home, in Atwood, Ill. Burial was at Hammond Cemetery in Hammond.

She was born January 20, 1923 in Truro to Elmer and Mary Patterson Phillips. She was a member of Hammond United Methodist Church and married James E. Sykes on June 21, 1942 in Reno, Nev.

She was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.

Among the surviving relatives are Robert Phillips of Winterset and Marvin "Shay" Phillips of Truro.


 

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