Phyllis Arlene Bagby, 92, Overbrook: Feb. 23, 1932 – May 6, 2024 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Phyllis Arlene Bagby, 92, Overbrook: Feb. 23, 1932 – May 6, 2024

OVERBROOK, Kan. – Phyllis Arlene (King) Bagby, 92, of Overbrook, Kan., died Monday, May 6, 2024, at Brookside Assisted Living, Overbrook. She was born Feb. 23, 1932, in Richland, Kan., the daughter of Ernest and Dora Mae (Lee) King.

She graduated from Berryton Rural High School with the class of 1950.

On Aug. 9, 1950, Phyllis was united in marriage to Leon Robert Bagby, in Richland, Kan. They spent 48 loving years together until his passing in 1998.

Phyllis worked as a payroll supervisor at Josten’s for 27 years.

She was a part of the Twin Mound Cemetery Association, Overbrook Auxiliary, Clinton Presbyterian Women’s Group, Clinton Historical Society, and Clinton Quilters. Phyllis was a member of Stull United Methodist Church and Stull United Methodist Women.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Dora King; husband, Leon Bagby; son, Steve Bagby; two brothers, Myron King and Kenneth King; a sister, Dorothy Noller; a grandson, Jason Smoot; and two sons-in-law, Randy Smoot and Bruce Faust.

She is survived by three daughters, Pamala Faust, Overbrook, Robin Smoot, Topeka, Kan., and Cheryl Dixon and her husband, Larry, Tecumseh, Kan.; four grandchildren, Alan Faust, Mike Smoot, Rachel Wiezorek and her husband, Jake, and Bobby Dixon and his wife, Brianna; and five great-grandchildren, Josh Smoot and his wife, Katie, Cody Cooper, Wyatt Wiezorek, and Hazel Wiezorek.

A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Twin Mound Cemetery, Overbrook. At Phyllis’s request, there will be no flowers.

Memorial contributions can be made to Twin Mound Cemetery Association, and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524. Condolences can be left at

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