Phyllis Liska

Aug 2nd, 1939 - Jun 4th, 2018


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Sat, Jun. 9th, 2018 12-2 pm


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Sat, Jun. 9th, 2018 2 pm


Herrin City Cemetery

Sat, Jun. 9th, 2018

Phyllis Liska

Phyllis Liska, 78, of Herrin passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 11:34 pm at Herrin Hospital.

She was born August 2, 1939 in Herrin the daughter of Leonard Rubben and Ruth Mary (Graham) Gregge. She married Jerry L. Liska on June 12, 1969 in DuQuoin and this month they have shared 49 years of marriage.

She was a member of the Anna Chapter of the Eastern Star and she had worked as an LPN for Herrin Hospital. Phyllis enjoyed reading and watching soap operas.

Survivors include her;Husband – Jerry Liska of Herrin

Son – Terry Wade of Illinois

Sister – Vicki Ladd of Carterville

Sister & brother-in-law – Robyn & Bruce Finley of Pittsburg

Brother & sister-in-law – David & Dawna Gregge of Jonesboro

Several nieces & nephews

Preceded by her Parents, brother – Leonard Eugene Gregge

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 2 pm at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Ivan Ryan officiating. Burial will follow in Herrin City Cemetery.  Visitation will be Saturday from 12 pm until the time of service at the funeral home.

For those who prefer memorials may be made to the Herrin Masonic Lodge. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home, 201 South 13th Street, Herrin, Illinois  62948. Please visit for additional information.



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2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Shawn Ladd

    From: Energy , Illinois

    Date: June 8, 2018

    I knew Phyllis. Not well but we’ll en to morn her passing. Her husband Jerry, a friend and true brother, is a good man and my thoughts and prayers are with him.

  • Guest: Shelly Hudson

    From: Barnhart, Missouri

    Date: June 10, 2018

    Phyllis is my Aunt/ second mom. I will miss her more than anyine will know. RIP my Angel.