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.
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