PEORIA - Phyllis Elaine Davis, 75, of Peoria died on Friday, April 4, 2014, at ManorCare at Riverview in East Peoria.
She was born Nov. 23, 1938, in Sparland, Ill., to Melvin Davis and Lucille Griswold.
Phyllis is survived by her sister, Audrey Cornelius of Peoria; three nieces, Cindy Renzlman of Pontiac, Cheri (Jim) Huff of Bloomington and Sandy Ames of North Carolina; and two nephews, Bob (Lisa) Cornelius and Kenny Neal. She is also survived by several great-nieces and -nephews and many great-great-nieces and -nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, one brother, one nephew and one niece.
Phyllis was a business administrator for the Kmart Home Office and retired after 40 years.
She was a very independent person who loved to watch movies. When she was younger, she enjoyed bowling and playing golf.
Graveside service will be held at Sparland Cemetery on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Barry Long will officiate.
Memorials in honor of Phyllis may be made to OSF Cancer Center and OSF Neurological Department.
Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Phyllis's online memorial website may be viewed at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.
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