Obituary photo of Phyllis Smith, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Phyllis A. Smith

1945 - 2019
Obituary photo of Phyllis Smith, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Phyllis A. Smith

1945 - 2019

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, March 15, 2019 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Dove Cremations & Funerals - Southeast
2843 SE Minnesota
Topeka, KS  66605
785-266-6700
Service:
Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00am
Dove Cremations & Funerals - Southeast
2843 SE Minnesota
Topeka, KS  66605
785-266-6700
Interment:
Garnett Cemetery @ 1:30 pm Friday, March 15, 2019
Garnett, Kansas

Interment:
Garnett Cemetery @ 1:30 pm Friday, March 15, 2019
Garnett, Kansas
Phyllis A. Smith, 73, of Topeka, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at a Topeka care facility. She was born July 2, 1945 in Garnett, Kansas, the daughter of Kenneth R. and Annie (Swarthout) Calahan.

Phyllis graduated from Garnett High School. She served as the Director of Transportation for U.S.D. 450 prior to retiring. She was an avid collector of Hallmark Christmas ornaments and enjoyed coin collecting.

Phyllis married Ronald L. Smith on October 6, 1963 in Garnett, Kansas. He preceded her in death on December 4, 2018.

Survivors include two sons; Scott L. Smith of Austin, Texas, Troy L. Smith of Durham, Maine, five grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and her siblings; Patty Barr of Garnett, Kansas, Donna Davis of Hutchinson, Kansas and Deb Burton of Topeka.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Garnett Cemetery, Garnett, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Arthritis Foundation, Kansas Chapter, 1999 N. Amidon, Ste. 105, Wichita, Kansas 67203-2122 or to Interim Hospice, 1251 SW Arrowhead Rd., Ste. 103, Topeka, Kansas 66604.

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Phyllis A. Smith, 73, of Topeka, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at a Topeka care facility. She was born July 2, 1945 in Garnett, Kansas, the daughter of Kenneth R. and Annie (Swarthout) Calahan.

Phyllis graduated from Garnett High School. She served as the Director of Transportation for U.S.D. 450 prior to retiring. She was an avid collector of Hallmark Christmas ornaments and enjoyed coin collecting.

Phyllis married Ronald L. Smith on October 6, 1963 in Garnett, Kansas. He preceded her in death on December 4, 2018.

Survivors include two sons; Scott L. Smith of Austin, Texas, Troy L. Smith of Durham, Maine, five grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and her siblings; Patty Barr of Garnett, Kansas, Donna Davis of Hutchinson, Kansas and Deb Burton of Topeka.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Dove Southeast Chapel, 2843 SE Minnesota Ave. where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Garnett Cemetery, Garnett, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Arthritis Foundation, Kansas Chapter, 1999 N. Amidon, Ste. 105, Wichita, Kansas 67203-2122 or to Interim Hospice, 1251 SW Arrowhead Rd., Ste. 103, Topeka, Kansas 66604.

To leave a special message for the family, please select the Share Memories option listed above.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, March 15, 2019 from 9:00am to 10:00am
Dove Cremations & Funerals - Southeast
2843 SE Minnesota
Topeka, KS  66605
785-266-6700
Service:
Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00am
Dove Cremations & Funerals - Southeast
2843 SE Minnesota
Topeka, KS  66605
785-266-6700
Interment:
Garnett Cemetery @ 1:30 pm Friday, March 15, 2019
Garnett, Kansas

Interment:
Garnett Cemetery @ 1:30 pm Friday, March 15, 2019
Garnett, Kansas

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