Phyllis May Neff was born August 4, 1944 in Denver, Missouri to Elmo and Audra (Cook) smith. She passed away September 25, 2022 at the Worth County Care & Rehab Center at the age of 78.
Phyllis graduated from Grant City R-1 High School. She married James Neff on July 22, 1962 in Harrison County, Missouri. To this union two children were born. Robbie and Janice. Phyllis enjoyed music and dancing attended many music shows and Jam sessions. Phyllis worked hard at making a beautiful garden and canned much of it. She also loved showing her garden to anyone who came by. She also loved flowers. Phyllis enjoyed embroidery work and did beautiful work. She loved to visit and never knew a stranger.
She was preceded in death her parents; two brothers, Benny and Bobby Woodard and two sisters, Leona Payne and Helen Clark.
Left to cherish her memory are husband James of the home; son Robbie Neff; daughter Janice and husband Gene Karr; grandchildren, Jamie Neff and Caress Straight, Katelyn, Lindsey, Courtney, and Cynthia Karr and great-grandson Charlie Karr, as well as nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, Missouri with visitation from 10 a.m. to service time. Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery near Allendale, Missouri. The family would like to say a special “Thank You” to Mosaic Hospice for all your loving care. Memorials may be made to the Grant City Senior Center.
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