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Phyllis King, a 75-year-old Liberty resident, passed away at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, August 27, 2023 at her daughter’s residence in Liberty where she was under hospice care.

A visitation is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at Providence Baptist Church in Kansas City. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at Tenth Street Baptist Church in Trenton. There will be a visitation from 1:00 p.m. until service time.

Burial will be in Martin Cemetery north of Trenton. Open viewing will be Tuesday at Slater-Neal Funeral Home in Trenton.

Phyllis Kay King was born September 22, 1947 in Trenton to Clifford and Cecilia Mae Crow Stevens.

On January 10, 1965 she was united in marriage to Richard Wayne King at Tenth Street Baptist Church in Trenton.

Phyllis was a babysitter for many years before becoming an over-the-road truck driver with Richard. Later she owned and operated a motel with her husband and daughter in Thayer. She was an avid card player.

Surviving relatives include her daughter, Brenda King Sublett and husband, Mark of Liberty; brothers-in-law, Glen King and wife, Kathy of Tindall and Glen Carpenter of Siloam Springs, AR; grandchildren, Nicki Swindler, Derek King and wife, Elizabeth and Sara Ishmael and husband, Jason; great-grandchildren, Melody Swindler, Isaac Meyer, Alexander King and Paislee Ishmael; many nieces and nephews; and a dear family friend, Sheri King.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a sister, Patricia Carpenter; and a grandson-in-law, Donnie Swindler.

Memorial donations are suggested to Crossroads Hospice and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.

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