Leota Faye Pharis

Friday, October 19, 2007

LEOTA FAYE PHARIS, a resident of Grandview, was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Grandview, a daughter of Loyd B. and Edna Frances (Whitney) Aery. She died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, in Grandview at the age of 76.

Mrs. Pharis was a homemaker and worked on the family farm milking cows and gardening. She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by one sister, Edith Davis of Clinton, Mo., several nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

On Dec. 24, 1959, Faye was united in marriage with Harold Pharis, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents and one sister, Kathlean Phillips.

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Grandview Cemetery with Rev. Billy McCall officiating. Interment followed in the Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.