Phyllis Coulson

Alton |

Phyllis J. Coulson, age 76, passed away at 6:34 am, Monday, November 15, 2010, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

She was born on May 14, 1934 in Alton, IL. To the late Kelly and Stella (Roberson) Davis.

Phyllis married Lawton O. Coulson at the Brown St. Baptist Church on August 22, 1953, he preceded her in death on April 4, 2003

Phyllis was a member of the College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Alton till she relocated in Missouri and became a active member of the Presbyterian Church in Fredericktown, MO. She was also a member of the Friday Club, and the Presbyterian Women’s Club. She enjoyed sewing, going out with friends and family, and helping anyone out in a time of need, she volunteered for many groups, and had a great love for her church family, her property & nature, and love of life. 

She is survived by three daughters and their spouses; Kimberley and Kevin McSherry of Decatur, IL. Karen and Jim Rankin, of Paducah, KY. And Kristine and Robert Johnson of Knoxville, TN. Seven grandchildren; Ryan, Courtney, Anne, Kelly, Lawton, Connor and Elliott, and one great-grandchild Ava. and many family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister Gwen Elble.

Visitation will be on Friday, November 19, 2010 from 9:30 till time of service at 11 am, at the College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Alton with the Rev. Pame’la Cowan officiating. 


Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park, in Godfrey, IL. 
Memorials may be directed to the Fredericktown 1st  Presbyterian Church of Missouri.

Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton are in charge of the arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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