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Elizabeth (Hutson) Phenix

June 3, 1949 ~ January 8, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Elizabeth Phenix Obituary

Elizabeth Phenix of Steelville, MO, was born on, Friday, June 3, 1949, in Keysville, MO to Santa Bernard Hutson and Rose Alice Martha Hutson, nee Oxendine.  She passed away at her home on Monday, January 8, 2024 at the age of 74 years, 7 months and 5 days.

Elizabeth was a lifelong resident of Steelville, MO. She graduated from Steelville High School in the Class of 1967.  She married the love of her life, Robert Leon Phenix, on July 18, 1969 at the Old Center Point Church in Steelville, MO and to this union three sons were born.  She was a member of the Steelville Assembly of God Church; she loved her church, church family and the music.  Elizabeth enjoyed collecting bells, feeding and watching the birds at her house, watching ‘The Young and The Restless’ (Victor Newman) and the Hallmark Channel.  She loved Elvis, both his music and movies.  She enjoyed to spend time with her friends, but most of all Elizabeth loved her family and spending time with them.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert “Bob” Phenix; parents Santa and Rose Hutson; parents-in-law Evertt and Eunice Phenix; siblings Pat (Richard) Ogle, Robert Hutson, Edith (Dave) Cornick, Grace Rogers, Dovie “Mae” (Edward) Conaway and Bernice Dierking; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Sidney Ransom, Marion Hutson, Gail Hutson, Brenda Hutson, Lucy (Paul) Robison, Borden (Ina) Phenix, John “JC” (Pat) Phenix and Mildred “Midge” (Ernie) Burnett; daughter-in-law Syndi Phenix.

Elizabeth is survived by her children Steven (Sarah) Phenix and Shawn Phenix both of Steelville, MO and Scott Phenix (special friend Tess Mink) of Sullivan, MO; siblings Cecelia Ransom and Howard Hutson both of Steelville, MO and Rainey Hutson of Cuba, MO; brothers-in-law Ervin Dierking and Jim Rogers both of Sullivan, MO; sisters-in-law Mary Hutson of Berryman, MO and Helen (Jim) Moreland of Rolla, MO; 8 grandchildren: Kyle (Kaysie) Phenix, Levi Phenix, Wyatt Phenix, Logan Phenix, Brandon (Madison) Howdeshell, Nathan (Becca) Howdeshell, Katlyn (Sean) Richards and Preston (Jess) Phenix; 5 great grandchildren: Karson, Braxon, Charlotte, Ryder and Maverick; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation was from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO.  Funeral Service immediately followed at 7:00 PM with Rev. Jerry Beers officiating.  The family followed Elizabeth's wishes and chose cremation as her final disposition.  There will be an inurnment at Cherryville Baptist Cemetery at a later date.  Memorials were suggested to the Steelville Ministerial Alliance.

All arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO.

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January 11, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hutson Funeral Home (Steelville)
601 West Main Street
Steelville, MO 65565

Funeral Service
January 11, 2024

7:00 PM
Hutson Funeral Home (Steelville)
601 West Main Street
Steelville, MO 65565

Inurnment At A Later Date

Cherryville Baptist Cemetery
20123 Hwy 19 South
Cherryville, MO 65446


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