Phyllis Jean KaufmanJuly 18, 1930 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 87)
Phyllis Jean Kaufman, 87 Years, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 12:09 A.M. January 7, 2018 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born July 18, 1930 in Peoria, Illinois to Charles and Nellie (Croy) Scoles . She married James S. Kaufman on August 13, 1949 in Peoria, Illinois.
She is survived by her husband, James S. Kaufman of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, Bradley Kaufman and fiancé Glenda Smith of Mount Vernon, Illinois; daughter-in-Christ, Yolanda Walton of O’Fallon, Illinois; grandchildren, Steven Kaufman of Cicero, Indiana, Anthony Kaufman of Noblesville, Indiana, Michael Kaufman of Camby, Indiana; four great grandchildren; brothers, Dan Scoles of Brandon, Mississippi, and Paul Scoles of Hanna City, Illinois; sister, Sharon Thompson of Peoria, Illinois.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Nellie (Croy) Scoles; son, Steven E. Kaufman; brothers, Chuck Scoles, and Don Scoles; sisters, Gwen Covington, Doris Rambo, Marlene Swearingian, Lois Stockwell, and Eleanor Mattes.
Phyllis enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family. She was the owner of Mount Vernon’s Farm fresh Store and Smokes-N-More for over fifty years. Phyllis was also known for being a loyal Christian. She will be missed dearly by all who loved and knew her.
Visitation: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon until funeral service time.
Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Hughey Funeral Home with David Houseworth officiating.
Interment: Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Memorials: The Church of Mount Vernon
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.