Phyllis M. McDonald (88) of Effingham


Published on February 22 2021 3:09 pm

Phyllis M. McDonald, 88, of Effingham, IL, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021 at her home.

A walk-through visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham. Burial will be in Little Prairie Cemetery in rural Altamont. Due to Covid-19 concerns, please wear a mask for all services and follow all social distancing guidelines. Limitations to gathering size will be observed. We kindly ask you to pay your respects in a timely manner. Memorials made be made to Effingham County Humane Society, Community Support Systems, or Charity of Donor’s Choice. Online condolences may be shared by clicking here.

Phyllis was born on April 4, 1932, in Decatur, IL, the daughter of Harold McDonald and Madge Grinell Maxey. Phyllis was very sweet and easy-going. She loved animals and sitting outside. Phyllis enjoyed doing puzzles and crafts, and shopping at Hobby Lobby. She also enjoyed watching classic TV. Phyllis will be missed by her many friends made through Community Support Systems.

She was preceded in death by her parents; step-dad, Joe Mesnard; and sister, Sara Mesnard.