EAST PRAIRIE -- Phyllis Jane Grubbs, 73, died at 9:05 p.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Nov. 18, 1938, at Delta, to the late Henry A. and Vondice D. Adams Smith, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a clerical supervisor from 1956 until she retired in 1990 with the Division of Aging in East Prairie. She was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie.
On March 15,1957, she married Cloyce D. Grubbs who preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1972.
Survivors include: her son, Chuck Grubbs of the home; one sister and brother-in-law, Wava and Joe Skrabala of Sikeston; and three nieces, three great-nephews; two great-nieces; and one great-great-niece.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Larry Smith officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Guy Byassee, Rex Burney, Gary Davis, Jerry Britt, Mark Patton, Naythan Hudgens, Larry Ivie and Jeff Hudgens.
Online condolences can be made at www.shelbyfuneral.com.