Donna Jean Phillips, 59, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:45 A.M. January 12, 2019 at her residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born September 23, 1959 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Donald Joe and Shirley Jean (Hester) Stebbins and they survive in Mount Vernon.
In addition to her parents Donna is survived by her two sons, Christopher McElravy and girlfriend, Tonya Tuttle and Shawn McElravy and girlfriend, Tammy Rightnowar, all of Mount Vernon, Illinois; three grandchildren, Wade, Candis and Elizabeth McElravy; brother, John Stebbins and wife Sandra of Mount Vernon, Illinois; niece, Mary Jo Stebbins of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and former husband, Kenneth E. McElravy of Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Ms. Phillips was preceded in death by her former husband, John Phillips.
Donna worked as the head custodian for Casey Junior High School in Mount Vernon, a job which she enjoyed immensely. She particularly loved working with the kids at the school and her work family. Ms. Phillips loved spending time with her family and watching her father race horses. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, January 14, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. The Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Hughey Funeral Home with Pastor Don Rector officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be given to the family of Donna Phillips, in care of Shirley Stebbins.