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HAKES, Phyllis Jean (Blue) 82, of Springfield, died at 12:15 A.M. on Friday, December 6, 2013 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. Phyllis was born on March 13, 1931 in Urbana, OH, the daughter of Virgil & Christel Mae (Lee) Blue. A 1947 Westville High graduate, she attended Frederick's Beauty School. She was a member of the Westville United Methodist Church and had worked at Springfield Rehabilitation Center, CETA and retired from the Madison County Department of Human Services. Phyllis loved to read, do puzzles, crotchet and be with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include three daughters, Sharon (Buddy) Clark, Christie Robinson, Susan (Noel) Macy all of South Vienna; two sons, Virgil Clay (Joanna Marie) Hakes of Scottown, OH, Harold Lee (Melanie) Hakes of Springfield; 16 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; sisters, Eva Barger and Vivian Timmons, both of Urbana; many nieces, nephews and cousins and many friends at Northpointe Apartments .She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Richie Robinson; son-in-law Leonard Robinson; sisters. Ruth Bishop, Elizabeth Casey and Mary Eichelberger. The family will receive friends 4-7 P.M. Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in the WALTER & SMITH FUNERAL HOME, Urbana where a funeral service will be held at 7 P.M. with Pastors Sandy and Gary Maynard and Rev. Chuck Glover officiating. The family would like to thank the Blackstone caregivers and nurses, the Quality Transportation staff, and the Springfield Regional Medical Center first floor north staff for the wonderful care that they provided to Phyllis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clark/Champaign
, P.O. Box 1106 Springfield, OH 45501 or to the DaVita Dialysis Center, 2200 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com
Published in Springfield News-Sun on Dec. 8, 2013