|Birth: ||Jun. 14, 1958|
St. Louis City
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 2003|
Steelville Star-Crawford Mirror, Steelville, Crawford Co. MO
Local Obituaries for the Week of October 8, 2003
Phyllis Jean Wiest nee Cowling was born Saturday, June 14, 1958, at St.
Louis, Missouri, a daughter of Betty Jean (Hogan) and Robert Cowling.
She was killed by a train near Bonnots Mill, Missouri, Saturday, September
27, 2003, at the age of 45 years, 3 months and 13 days.
On December 26, 1982, at Washington, D.C. in the L.D.S. Temple, Phyllis
was united in marriage to Walter R. "Bud" Wiest. Three sons and three
her in death, September 2, 2003, at the age of 6 years.
Among those who remain to mourn her passing are her devoted husband,
Walter R. "Bud" Wiest of Bonnots Mill, Missouri; three sons, Colin D.
Wiest on a mission trip in Portugal, Walter M. Wiest, Jason E. Wiest; two
daughters, Shaina E. Wiest and Katherine Wiest all of the home in Bonnots
Mill, Missouri; her mother, Betty Cowling of Troy, Missouri, her father
and step-mother, Robert and Gayla Cowling of Davisville, Missouri;
father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dr. Walter and Myrlene Wiest of St.
Four brothers and two sisters, Anya Allred and husband Bryan of Orem,
Utah, Bobbi Benesh and husband Pete of Boise, Idaho, Forrest Cowling and
wife Beth of New Hope, Missouri, Christopher Cowling and wife Andrea of
Cauldwell, Idaho, Milton Cowling and wife Karen of St. Charles, Missouri,
Daniel Cowling and wife Kristina of Steelville, Missouri.
Step-brother and step-sisters, Casey and Timothy Nothum of Washington,
Missouri, Chanda and Todd Hakanson of Las Vegas, Nevada. Benjamin Campbell
of Columbia, Missouri and Cinnamon and Robert Cornick of Steelville,
Missouri; aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins, other relatives and many
Phyllis Jean Wiest lay in state 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2003, at
the Britton Brothers Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Thursday, October 2, 2003, in the
Britton Chapel. Opening prayer was given by David Wiest, speakers were Pam
Mason, Walter Gibson Wiest and Durk Merrell. Closing prayer given by Chris
Cowling. Musical selections were provided by vocalist Paula and Marie
Schulte and pianist Joan Merrell. Committal prayers and internment were
in Sellers Cemetery. Brian Anderson gave the prayer of dedication at the
graveside. Pallbearers were Brian Anderson, Christopher Cowling, Forrest
Cowling, Milton Cowling, Bart Wiest, Colin Wiest and David Wiest.
Arrangements were under the direction of Britton Funeral Home, Steelville,
Betty Jean Hogan Cowling (1936 - 2012)
Colin Daniel Wiest (1982 - 2014)*
Anna Myrlene Wiest (1994 - 2000)*
Created by: Mary Clover
Record added: Jun 07, 2011
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