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Phyllis Jane (Brady) Bland

September 8, 1930 — February 5, 2022

Phyllis Jane (Brady) Bland, 91 of Taylorville passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 6:30 a.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL.

She was born on September 8, 1930 in Benton, IL the daughter of Wm Earl and Thelma (Monen) Brady. She married Thomas J. Bland Jr. on October 26, 1952 in St. Maryís Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL and he preceded her in death on August 5, 2010. She worked as the office manager for Tom Bland Real Estate and Piggly Wiggly. Phyllis lived her life for her family. Rarely did she miss the grandkids and great-grandkids activities. She witnessed many basketball games, football games, track meets, cross country meets, baseball games, volleyball games, dance recitals, band concerts, horse shows, and more! She was a super fan. Phyllis was a member of St. Maryís Catholic Church in Taylorville.

She is survived by her daughter: Andra (Bill) Ebert of Taylorville, IL; sons: Rick (Terri) Bland of Taylorville, IL and Tim Bland of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Brendan, Morgan, Justin, and Tripp all of Taylorville, IL; nine great-grandchildren; sister: Karen Tish of Auburn, IL; brother: Jimmie Brady of Mesa, AZ; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother: Gene Brady and sister: Delores Delaine.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Sr. Rose McKeown officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the Taylorville FFA or Taylorville Sports Boosters 815 W. Springfield, Rd. Taylorville, IL 62568 or Christian County Animal Control 300 S. Baughman Rd. Taylorville, IL 62568.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their online guest book at

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