Phyllis L. Tilk, nee Swan, 69, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, July 20, 1951; in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021; at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Phyllis had a heart of gold and loved everyone. She would tell everyone that she loved them whether she knew them for ten minutes or ten years. She loved Elvis and yellow roses, but her children and grandchildren where her number one loves. She had a special nickname for all of them and to her grandchildren she was always “Granny”.
She was preceded in death by her:
Father: Charles Swan
Mom & step dad: Bobbi & Jim Irvin
Robert & Lula Etherton
Brother: Terry Swan
Sister: Joni Swan
Special friend: Clyde Ferrenbach
Surviving are her:
Daughter: Ginny L. (Todd) Banta of Frankfort, KY
Son: Joey Tilk of Macoutah, IL
Father of her children: Joseph Tilk
Grandchildren: Tanner, Tayler, Henry and Preston
Linda (Mike) Barriger
Chuck (Patty) Swan
Jim (Connie) Irvin
Gary (Cheryl) Irvin
Toni (Loyd) Derossett
2 very special “like sisters”
Becky (Jim) Durham
Shirley (Dave) McCaw
Many loving uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins
Memorials: Memorial donations may be made in care of Ginny L. Banta.
Funeral: No Services at this time. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a later date.