Obituary of Phyllis Joan Oglesby
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Phyllis Joan Oglesby, 80, Lamar, MO passed away in her home surrounded by family on March 14, 2022, following a recent diagnosis of lung cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Chris Oglesby. Survivors include sisters, Barbara Johnson of Broken Arrow, OK and Anna Puckett and husband Dave of Eldorado Springs, MO; brother, Ron White and wife Netta of Hawaii; daughters, Janelle Dimond of Shawnee, KS and Carmen Rutledge of Lamar, MO; son, Jeff Moritz and wife Rhonda of Independence, MO; grandchildren, Chariti Farmer of Blue Springs, MO, Ryan Braker of KS, Colton Higgins and wife Kathy of Lamar, MO, Courtney Balke of Lee’s Summit, MO, Jordan Dimond and Reed Norman of Lawrence, KS, Alisha Miller of Independence, MO, Kendall Morrow and wife Brook of Lamar, MO, and Adrian Dimond of Shawnee, KS. She is also survived by great grandchildren, Emily, Riley, Keily, Adler, Melani, Zoee, Maliya, Calon, and Charlotte, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and beloved friends. Mrs. Oglesby was born September 10, 1941, in Grainola, OK to Clyde and Joan (Dalton) White. She married Chris Oglesby on October 21, 1983. She was a phone operator at O’Sullivan Industries and later at Thorco Industries. She was a member of the Iantha Baptist Church. She loved the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas Jayhawks, and any sport her grandchildren were playing while watching with great enthusiasm. She loved each one of her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and their friends. She did not know a stranger. Friends and family are welcome to attend a graveside service on Saturday April 9, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Moorehead Cemetery.