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“I miss you mom. Wish you were here. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ken Hopper - Las Vegas, NV - Son

“I miss you mom ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ken Hopper - Las Vegas, NV

“Condolences to the passing of my friend's Mom. I personally did not know of Phyllis, but if it is any consolation, her daughter Annette bears her...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Dan Guerra - Garden Ridge, TX

“The world lost a great lady. Her strength and beautiful heart will be greatly missed. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Laurie - el monte, CA

“I miss you mom. You never know when the time you speak to a loved one will be the last time you get to. It wasn't quite the bar b q we expected. ...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Kenneth Hopper - Las Vegas, NV

“I love you grandma and i will alway miss you. I wish that we had a little more time so you could meet Raven. But i will make sure she knows who you...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ashley Vreeland - Anderson, CA

“aunt phyliss was a wonderful person she will always have a place in my heart i know you are up with the rest of the family i will always miss and...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: kathy hagy - dexter, MO - niece

“I will truly miss you , our talks, our gossip, your caring ways of always calling when Iowa would make the national news to make sure we were ok. ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Dixie Watters - Des Moines, IA

“She will be missed and loved so much. I will always miss you grandma and now you with my mother in heaven. I love you very much grandma. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Kimberly Vreeland - Belleville, NJ

“My thoughts and prayers are with all her family. May you rest in peace Aunt Phyllis! God speed. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Robin howard - Omaha, NE - Aunt

Phyllis passed away on September 12, 2013.. Our mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, was a wonderful and loving person. She was a very generous person and had no enemies. She was the loved by all. She opened her house to anyone who needed a place to stay.
She was born Phyllis Jean Mattox in Liberty, Crawford Co., MO on November 13, 1934. Her parents' names were Harold Gotch Breeden and Lucille Annette Mattox.
She married Archie Hagy and Virgil Tyree which both ended in divorce. She married Kenneth Hopper on 29 Apr 1973.
She is survived by her children Franklin Hagy of AZ, Annette Hagy-Rose (Ken Rose) of TX, James (Barbara) Tyree and David Tyree of CA ; Step Children Kenneth (Norma) Hopper of NV, Keena (Alen) Babrocky, Mark (Jody) Hopper, Kelly (Peter) Hopper, and Kurtis (Kelly) Hopper of CA; grandchildren, great grandchildren; Niece Cindy (Eric) Jones; a brother Tom (Debbie) Johnson of Mo, a sister Mary Lou Schrum of In, Uncle Sherwood (Sarah) Mattox of MO. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth E. Hopper, son Carl Hagy and daughter Cheryl Tyree Vreeland and parents.
She lived most of her life in California. She did factory work in the 80s working for Moore Business Forms in El Monte, Ca.
She grew up at her grandparent's farm in Missouri. She loved animals especially Cats and dogs.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, to us. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
A Graveside Funeral Service will be held at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, California at 12:30 P.M. on September, 30, 2013.
Charitable Donations may be given White Rock Horse Rescue (
Services are under the direction of Rose Mortuary of Desert Hot Springs, California.