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Phyllis J. Nation

March 20, 1945 — March 23, 2015

Phyllis J. Nation, 70; of Taylorville, IL passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 3:18 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL.

Phyllis was born on March 20, 1945 in Springfield, IL the daughter of Alvie and Mildred (Jordan) Prior. On March 3, 1965 she married Ritchie Nation in Taylorville and they were later divorced. Mrs. Nation was a Homemaker, telephone operator and worked as a caregiver for many people she grew to love. Mrs. Nation also worked a short time for Springfield Clinic.

Surviving Mrs. Nation are her children, Paul Jr. and Wife Amy Nation; Kim and Husband Jim Neisler both of Taylorville, IL and Scott Nation of Decatur, IL. Grandchildren Hannah and Michael Neisler of Taylorville, Josh and Jeff Nation (both in the Marine Corps) of Taylorville, IL. Sisters Karen Foraker and Husband Les, Paula Hagan and Husband Craig, Wanda Elam and Husband Steve, all of Taylorville, Sandy Hott of Everett, WA; Judy Saucier of Decatur, IL. Brother-in-Law Gary Manuel of Taylorville, IL. Also Many Nieces, Nephews, and her beloved dog Sadie. Mrs. Nation was preceded in death by both of her parents, Sister Donna Manuel, Brothers in Law Saucier and Gary Hott.

The Family will be hosting a memorial service at the First United Methodist Church on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church.  

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangments.

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Monday, March 30, 2015

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church of Taylorville

200 S Walnut St, Taylorville, IL 62568

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