Mrs. Harris was a charter member of Community Christian Church in Metropolis and a member of the Gideon Auxiliary.
She loved playing bridge, ballroom dancing and reading.
Phyllis was also the first recipient of the Metropolis Planet’s Lois Lane Award, an award given to an outstanding, working woman with an active role in volunteerism in the Metropolis community.
Phyllis is survived by her husband of 63 and one-half years, Bill Harris; two daughters, Sally West and husband Terry of Massac County and Sandy Garland and husband Ray of Lone Oak; one brother, Walter Reynolds Jr. and wife Doris of Kenosha, Wis.; four grandchildren, Chad West of Dallas, Texas, Matthew Hultman of Lexington, Ky., Natalie West of Oahu, Hawaii and Mitchell Hultman and wife Sarah of Murray, Ky.; a family friend, Brian Bleeker; two nieces; and one nephew.
A celebration of life was held Tuesday at Community Christian Church with Pastor Mike Hardison officiating.
Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Community Christian Church, 1150 Country Club Road, Metropolis, IL 62960; or Gideons International, P.O. Box 511, Metropolis, IL 62960.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.
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