Phyllis W. Spore, 93, of Metamora, IL passed away at 7:13 am on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Washington Senior Living in Washington, IL. She was born on May 20, 1926 in Metamora, IL to Louis Alvin and Edith (Cose) Willman. She married Clifford E. Spore on December 14, 1974 in Metamora. He passed away on October 6, 2003.
Surviving are son Kit (Patricia) Olson of O’Fallon, MO; daughter Nancy (Ronald) Matheny of East Peoria; step-son Keith Spore of Cedar Park, TX; step-daughter Deborah Eagan of Bastrop, TX; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
Phyllis graduated from Metamora High School in 1944 and Browns Business College in 1945. She was a postal clerk at the Metamora Post Office for 30 years, retiring in 1989. Being a life-long resident of Metamora meant a lot to Phyllis. She was a member of Christian Union Church in Metamora, the Metamora American Legion Auxiliary, and NARFF (National Association of Federal Employees). Phyllis enjoyed feeding birds and loved her family.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel with Reverend Gary Salm officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to her service on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Metamora. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Metamora American Legion Auxiliary, 414 Flag Street, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.
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