Phyllis Jean Aggertt


Jean Aggertt

ASHLAND - Phyllis Jean Aggertt, 67, of rural Ashland, IL died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at St. John's Hospice in Springfield, IL.

She was born June 7, 1944 in Clarinda, IA; the daughter of Darryl and Mary Neal Farrens. She married Charles Stephen Aggertt on March 9, 1975 in Ashland and he survives.

She is also survived by two sons, John Aggertt (wife, Andrea) of Mahomet and Colby Aggertt (wife, Hillary) of Washington; a grandson, Bennett Aggertt of Mahomet; a brother, Rich Farrens (fiancé, Diana Kirkpatrick) of Washington Courthouse, OH; a sister, Pat Brush (husband, Larry) of Secor; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister-in-law, Cheryl Farrens.

Mrs. Aggertt was a graduate of Eureka High School and Illinois State University. She was a devoted elementary teacher in Pleasant Plains School District for 34 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Ashland Woman's Club and the Illinois Education Association. Phyllis enjoyed vacationing and travel experiences. She valued time spent with her family and friends especially her grandson.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday at the Ashland United Methodist Church with burial at Pleasant Plains Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Ashland. Memorial gifts are suggested to Ashland United Methodist Church, St. John's Hospice, or Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Funeral Home

Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home, Ashland Chapel
221 W. Editor St.  Ashland, IL 62612
(217) 476-3304