Phyllis Jean Dykes, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:44 A.M., Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with Reverend Victor Long officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Friends of the Phyllis Jean Dykes Family may call from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, February 12, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit for further information or to send online condolences.