Phyllis Jean Ives

CLINTON — Phyllis Jean Ives, 97, of Clinton, passed away at 5:09 a.m. on January 2, 2023, at Hickory Point Christian Village, Forsyth.

Private family graveside services will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, with Sonja Songer, Chaplain Hickory Point Christian Village, officiating. The family Entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with arrangements.

Phyllis was born on May 10, 1925, in Beloit, Wis. She was the daughter of Stennett and Adelaide (Tuttle) Hulburt. She married Karl Kimble Ives on May 4, 1946, in Freeport, Ill.. He passed away on March 5, 2017.

Phyllis is survived by one daughter, Karla Jean Ives, Sullivan, Ill.; one grandson, Larry E. (Jessica) Stewart III, Blain, Pa.; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson, and special nieces and nephew.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Steven Kimble Ives, brother, Jim Hulburt, and one nephew.

Phyllis was a member of the Clinton Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years and P.E.O.  Chapter B for more than 60 years. She was a past member of the Clinton Country Club and Elks Lodge. She enjoyed knitting, painting and animals. Phyllis and her husband travelled to many countries and met wonderful friends

Memorials can be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Clinton Presbyterian Church c/o Calvert Funeral Home, 201 S. Center St., Clinton, IL  61727.

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