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Phyllis (Overton) Robinson

July 18, 1934 ~ August 16, 2018 (age 84)
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Phyllis (Overton) Robinson, an 84 year old former Trenton, MO resident, passed away after a brief illness at 10:01 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2018 at University Hospital in Columbia, MO.

Memorial services are scheduled 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Trenton. A visitation is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. A private family inurnment will be at a later date at Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. Memorial donations are suggested to First Christian Church in Trenton or Pascal’s Pals, Inc. benefiting children and families staying at the Children’s Hospital in Columbia, MO. Donations may be left with or mailed to thefuneral home.

Phyllis Overton Robinson was born July 18, 1934 in Trenton, MO to Guy and Evelyn (Bosley) Overton.  She graduated from Trenton High School with the class of 1951. After graduation, Phyllis worked at Logsden Motor Company and Trenton Hardware. Phyllis began her banking career at Trenton Trust in 1964 where she began as a Teller and retired in 2004 at what is now Citizen’s Bank and Trust as a Senior Financial Services Representative.  After retiring, Phyllis spent many years traveling with her grandchildren watching their competitive and high school sports teams. She held her Blaze Baseball boys and Stealth Softball girls very dear to her heart. She also enjoyed traveling with friends and family and coming home to Trenton to spend time with her girlfriends.

Phyllis will be forever remembered by her daughter Kimberly Robinson Kaufman and husband Jeff of Columbia, granddaughter Ellie Kaufman, grandson Cooper Kaufman, a sister Kay Staton and husband Bob of Chillicothe, MO, brother-in-law Bob Brinkman of Houston, TX, and sister-in-law Dixie Overton Trenton, many special nieces and nephews and her beloved Iowa family.

Those preceding her in death include her parents, a sister Peggy Brinkman, and brother Jim Overton.
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