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Phyllis E. Hubbard, 91, of Jacksonville passed away from this life Friday, January 8, 2021 at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on March 7, 1929 in Jacksonville the daughter of the late Fred and Lora Sargent Goodrick. She married Billy Dean Hubbard on October 13, 1951 in Ephrata, WA, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1977.

She is survived by her children, Lynn (Paula) Hubbard of Hagerstown, IN, Jill Hubbard of Springfield, Dale Hubbard (wife, Paula) of Granite City, Ruth Ann (Bill) Lancaster of Granite City, and Tom Hubbard of Rochester; seven grandchildren, Ana (Cecil) Crawford, Teresa (Mike) Harmer, Katie Hubbard, Adam (Leslie) Lancaster, Luke (Rita) Lancaster, Andrew (fiancé, Allison Sutton) Lancaster, and Christa (Brady) Griffith; nine great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Mary Ruth Easley, Willard Goodrick, Marjorie Patrick, Gladys Flynn, and Betty H. Fernandes.

Phyllis was a class of 1947 Jacksonville High School graduate. She loved the Lord and was a devoted member of Brooklyn United Methodist Church for 71 years. She taught Sunday School and Bible School for many years. She worked for JCPenney’s for 30 years in the catalog department, and Volunteered with the Morgan County Meals on Wheels for several years.

A private service will be held with burial at Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the Jacksonville Food Bank. Condolences may be left online at

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