Phyllis Jane (Triplett) Snider

Phyllis Snider Obituary PhotoPhyllis Jane (Triplett) Snider, 86, of Branson, MO, formerly of Dexter, MO, October 30, 1931 - March 30, 2018.

Phyllis Jane Snider, age 86, of Branson, Missouri, passed away March 30, 2018. She was born October 30, 1931, in Dexter, Missouri, the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Williamson) Triplett. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

With a generous heart and industrious spirit, Phyllis donated crochet afghans she made to the DAV, making more than 100 each year. During her working years she was a factory worker and later a housewife. Her pastimes included fishing and sewing. She lived a full life surrounded by family and friends, who will dearly miss her.

Phyllis is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Junior Ray Cross, who she married July 3, 1955; her husband, Fred Snider, who she married March 9, 1985; a son, Tony Cross; a stepdaughter, Kathy Snider; three brothers; and three sisters.

She leaves behind a daughter, Suenell (Roy) Watkins of Branson, Missouri; a daughter, Kandy Cross of Branson, Missouri; a son, Larry Cross of Spring Hill, Florida; four grandchildren: Jason (Brandi) Watkins of Arden, North Carolina, Joseph Bradley (Leslie) Watkins of Sikeston, Missouri, Jeremy Cross of Branson, Missouri, and Laura Cross of New Port Richey, Florida; a brother, Dennis (Bonnie) Triplett of Greenwood, Indiana; four stepchildren: Greg, Connie, Teri, and Cheryl; four stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; multiple step-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Inurnment will Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Triplett Cemetery near Dexter, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Phyllis Snider may be made to the DAV (for veterans) To leave an online condolence, please visit

Published on on April 5, 2018.