Phylis Ann Howard, 70, Graham, MO

Published 03/10 2014 08:32AM

Updated 03/10 2014 08:33AM

Phylis Ann Howard, 70, of Graham, MO, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at her sons home in Amazonia, MO.

Phylis was born on August 18, 1943, in Elmo, MO, her parents were Louis Dow and Maude (Reynolds) Murphy. They preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her husband, Charles Howard in 1999.

Phylis retired in 2004 as an Enviromental Services Supervisor at NWMSU in Maryville, MO.

Survivors include her children, Michele Hankins, St. Joseph, MO, Lisa (Jeff) Blackford, Hopkins, MO, Donald (Michelle) Howard, Amazonia, MO, Penny Howard, Falls City, NE, Jackie (Shawn) Abraham, Osceola, IA; 12 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; 2 brothers, Jerry (Mary)Murphy, Barnard, MO, and Mickey (Mildred) Murphy, Barnard, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Phylis's body will be cremated after the services.

The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM, Monday, March 10, 2014, at the funeral home.

Inurnment will be at a later date in the Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham, MO

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Ascera Care Hospice, 301 East Price, Suite B Savannah, MO, 64485.

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