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Obituaries

December 31, 2012

Phyllis Jeannette Dicks

MARSHALLTOWN — Phyllis Jeannette Dicks, 83, of Marshalltown, formerly of Moravia, passed from life on Oct. 20, 2012 at the Southridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Marshalltown.

Phyllis was born April 26, 1929 to John and Lucy (Vaughn) Laws. She was one of three children with brothers, John and Dale.  

Phyllis joined in marriage to Paul Eugene Dicks on April 2, 1950. From this union came two children: Nick Paul Dicks and Fonda Joleen Dicks.  

Phyllis, with her ever present smile, will be missed dearly by all who knew her, but most of all by her family. Her loving husband of 62 years, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will always remember her kindness and constant caring presence in their lives.

She and her husband loved traveling and wintering in Texas for 14 years. Her enjoyment for life was infectious with many interests including gardening, sewing, quilting, cooking, shopping and of course time spent with family and friends.

Phyllis was a long time member of the Iconium United Methodist Church, where she spent a great deal of her time serving the Lord.

She is survived by her husband, Paul; and her daughter Fonda (Mark) Hopp, both of Marshalltown; six grandchildren, Erin (Matt) Thompson Nathan (Brittany) Dicks, Kelly Eige, Geoffrey Dicks, Jessica (Chris) Lesley and Ashley (Ken) Edwards; and seven great-grandchildren. Her grandchildren provided her with great joy and happiness. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Lucy; brothers, Dale and John; and her beloved son, Nick.

Celebration of life services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at the Iconium United Methodist Church in Iconium with the Rev. Richard Grimes officiating. Inurnment will take place in Hillcrest Cemetery in Moravia. Phyllis’ family will be present one hour prior to celebration of life services at the church.   

Memorials may be directed to Iconium United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be left at sinnottfuneralhome.com.

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