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Phyllis Mace

May 28, 1952 — November 30, 2018

Phyllis Ann Mace, age 66, of Shawneetown passed on this life, November 30, 2018 at her home.  Phyllis was born in Morganfield Ky on May 28, 1952 to the late Don and Billie (Thomas) Kimbro.  She was married to the love of her life, Dan Mace on November 29, 1971.

Phyllis was a military wife for 21 years, and had worked at Dover Air Force base on C-5 Aircraft.  Upon moving back to Illinois when Dan retired, she worked for over 20 years in the Soil & Water Conservation Office in Ridgway before retiring.  She was a Resource Conservationist.   She loved Arts and Crafts and always had a smile and a kind word for you.  She was a member of the Ridgway Methodist Church and Ridgway Women’s Club.  She will be missed by many.

Phyllis is survived by her husband, Dan Mace, 2 daughters, Courtney and Danielle Mace (Mike Gribble) , 2 grandchildren, Taylor Boone and Mace Gribble.  She is also survived by a brother, Charles Parrish and a sister, Linda (Dan) Butler.  She was preceded by a son, Daniel Mace.

Visitation for Phyllis will be on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway.  Her funeral service will immediately follow at 1:00 PM with Rev. Thad Galloway officiating.  She will be laid to rest in the Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown.

Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to any Animal Shelter and envelopes will be made available at the funeral home.  You may also leave a note of comfort or arrange a memorial gift to the family at

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