Alice Louise Neideffer, 71, of Benton, Illinois, formerly of Mount Vernon, Illinois went to be with the Lord at 3:40 P.M.October 25, 2018 at her residence in Benton. She was born July 12, 1947 in Mount Vernon to the late Russell Lowell and Nora (Childers) Elliston.

Alice is survived by her children, Donald R. Phelps and wife, Sheila, David Phelps and wife, Donna, Anthony Phelps and wife, Barbara, Richard Phelps and companion, Laura Kugler, and Tiffany Reidelberger and husband, Scott; grandchildren, Rodney, Robbie, Kelsey, Shandi, Eric, Kalissa, Joey, Gianna, Tiffany, Blake, Ashley, and John; step-grandchildren, Ryan Dobbs, Zachary Dobbs, and Logan Dobbs; great-grandchildren, Journye, Destiny, Kylie, Kendall, Konner, Payton, Myles, Ella, Vincent, David, Logan, Ayla, Willow, Emma, Olivia, Eli, Kameron, Karson, and Gracelynn; and cousins, Donna Mae Koch and Daisy King.

In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her brother; aunt, Flora Alice Campbell; and grandson.

Alice worked for many years at Crossroads Community Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, area nursing homes, and VNA as an RN. She was a member of the Mount Vernon Church of Christ. Alice was an avid Saint Louis Cardinals fan and loved gardening and her flowers. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Alice was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

A Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn, Illinois with Mr. Joshua Hartwigsen officiating. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Alice’s honor to the American Cancer Society.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.