Phyllis
Phyllis “Jean” Jarrell, 83, passed away at 3:20 am on April 7, 2016 at Amber Manor in Petersburg, IN. Jean was born on February 9, 1933 in Kell,IL the daughter of Carl and Alice (Smith) Howard. Jean married Robert Jean Jarrell on December 20, 1953 and he preceded her in death on February 26, 2003.Jean was a telephone operator for Indiana, Illinois and Michigan Bell before retiring from United Federal Bank. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church where she was active in the church choir; was involved with Kid’s Hope; a member of the Harmony Women’s Auxiliary and liked to dance and also liked country music.Survivors include her son, Robert Anthony Jarrell and her daughter-in-law Karen Sue Cockerham of Vincennes; sisters, Barbara Miller and her husband Jerry of Vincennes, Doris Collins and her husband James of Panama City, FL, Donna Witt and her husband Arney of Flora, IL; brother Sonny Howard of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Corinne Ferguson; great grandchildren, Van, Lexi, and Gunner Jarrell and two great grandsons. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, grandson, Dustin Jarrell and brother, Darwin Howard.Funeral services for Phyllis will be held at 7:00 pm on Monday, April 11, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, with the Rev. Ray Tromley officiating. Friends may visit with Phyllis’s family from 4:00 pm until the hour of service time of 7:00 pm on Monday at the funeral home. A private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Vincennes Fire Department Float the Boat Campaign or the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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  1. We both would like to extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to Tony & Family. May God Bless. LHS class of 1972

  2. To Tony and Family… My mom (Ella (Bastin) Boyd) and I both had the pleasure of working with your mom at Indiana Bell in Vincennes. She was always a very nice person, quite a lovely lady. My sympathies to the family. Kim (Bastin) Hansford

  3. Sending my love and prayers to one of the most beautiful Spirits I have ever known.It was my privilege to know and work with this amazing Lady.Thank you for sharing her with us, Tony.Love and prayers for you and your Family,Suzanne XOXO

  4. Sending love and prayers to one of the most beautiful Spirits I have ever known.It was my privilege to know and work with this amazing Lady.Thank you for sharing her with us, Tony.Love and prayers for you and your Family,Suzanne XOXO

  5. My sincere sympathy to all of Jean’s family. I worked with Jean at United Federal for many years, and she was always extremely kind, compassionate and helpful. She always had a good word to say to everyone who entered the bank, and never missed an opportunity to smile and wish them a good day. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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