Mabel Elizabeth Phebus
98, of rural Lowell, In, died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, of natural causes. Mabel was born on June 1, 1922 in Grant Park, Il the daughter of Lillian (Janssen) and Meine Cirks. She married G. Emerson Phebus on October 18, 1941, in Grant Park, IL. They had two children. Larry (Sherry) Phebus of Columbus, MS and Peggy (William) Weybright of Grant Park, IL. Mabel had six grandchildren. Tim Weybright (Tina), Trisha Jack, Terri Phebus, Traci (Alan), Wall, Tammi (Bruce) Baudoin, and Tiffany (Ryan) Cooper. She had 12 great grandchildren, Tara, Tia (Norris) Harris, Taylor, Bruce, Bryce, and Brendan Baudoin, John, Alan and Tori Wall, Isaiah and Olivia Cooper, Keighan Jack and Sara Weybright and 2 great great grandchildren, Diamond and Norris Harris. Preceding her in death were her parents, Meine and Lillian Cirks, her husband, G. Emerson Phebus, her son-in-law, William Weybright, her sister Margaret Frahm, and her brother Arthur Cirks. Two sisters, Mildred Katz of Grant Park and Minnie Pfingsten of Hudson, IL and one sister-in-law, Mary Cirks of Manteno, IL, survive her. Mabel loved to do needlepoint, create crafts, and play pinochle with her two sisters and cheer for the CUBS. She also loved flower gardening and arrangement, and had won many awards for her beautiful floral arrangements. Visitation Sunday, from 2-6 with Funeral Services Monday, 11AM, all at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell. Burial will follow in Lowell’s West Creek Cemetery. www.sheetsfuneral.com
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