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Phyllis Mae (Doty) Freeman, 84, formerly of Dawson, Illinois passed away on May 29, 2017 at Mount Pleasant Retirement Home in Monroe, Ohio. She was born on April 12, 1933 in Cornland, Illinois to Willis and Dorothy Doty. She married Clell Freeman in Saint Charles, Missouri in 1950 making their home and raising their family in Dawson, Illinois. Clell preceded her in death in 1991.

Mrs. Freeman is survived by her son Robin of Maineville, Ohio; three grandchildren: Robin, Glenn and Zacharie; and five great-grandchildren: Nicholas, Gabbryel, Trenton, William and Katherine. She was preceded in death by two children: Vickie and Glenn; one sister Marilou Flexter; and one brother Howard Doty.

Phyllis worked for the Illinois Secretary of State, retiring after twenty years of service. She enjoyed crafts (particularly crocheting), cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.

Visitation will be on Sunday June 4, from 1:00pm-3:00pm, at Bisch and Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11:30am on Monday June 5 at Bisch and Son, with burial to follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery. Bisch and Son is located at 505 East Allen Street in Springfield.

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