Lois  Leggett


Lois Leggett, age 95, of Columbus, Kan., passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018, in Rolla, Mo. She was born in Bentonville, Ark., on Nov. 30, 1922, to Elmer Lee May and Walsie Mae (Bolin) May. Lois was a teacher in the Joplin school system for 30 years and a member of the Alba Christian Church. She is survived by her children, Stuart York and wife, Alicia, of West Covina, Calif., Wanda Lucian and husband, Gayle, of Rolla, Kathy King and husband, Galen, of Columbus, Glen Leggett and wife, Lynita, of Oronogo, Mo., Donna Zumwalt and husband, Greg, of Hannibal, Mo.; two daughters-in-law, Phyllis Leggett and Debbie Leggett; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Lois was preceded in death by her first husband, Edwin York, on Nov. 29, 1951; her second husband, Lloyd Leggett, in November of 2005; and two children, Melvin Leggett, and Tom Leggett. The family will be present for visitation on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City, Mo. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at Christ Church of Oronogo. Graveside services will follow the service on Friday at 2 p.m. at Bentonville (Ark.) Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Alba Christian Church in her memory. Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City. Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.
To plant a tree in memory of Lois Leggett, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on July 18, 2018
Plant a tree in memory
of Lois
Plant a tree

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on July 16, 2019.

Select an emblem

2 posts

Barbara King
Jul 20, 2018
I remember Lois from a brief time of attending the Alba Christian Church, as well as knew her through volunteering at ARM. I have long admired Lois in regards to her witness, faithfulness, and service to the Lord.
Marcia Hoth
Jul 18, 2018
Was so sad to learn of Lois's passing. I will forever treasure our little talks together at church and after fellowship dinners. I tell people often of the stories she shared with me and show them the picture I took that Sunday she and Evan sat together at church. A wonderful Christian woman.