Phyllis Rosalie Noirfalise, 83, the first of 10 children of Ralph and Myrtle Kilpatric, was born July 1, 1921, at Willow Springs. She died March 22, 2005, at the Ozarks Medical Center at West Plains.She attended at Willow Springs her first three years, Clear Springs and Liberty, Summersville High School and Willow Springs.She married York Noirfalise March 26, 1939, at Simmons. After farming in the Shady Grove area for seven years, they moved to Cabool in 1946.Mrs. Noirfalise was active in the Cabool community. She worked at Brown Shoe Co., operated Tod’s Motel Restaurant and was co-owner and operated Noirfalise Paint and Carpet for 28 years until her retirement in 1988.After retirement, she loved to travel and visit her siblings scattered throughout the United States. Her interest in history led her to the Cabool and Texas County Historical and Genealogical societies. Mrs. Noirfalise compiled family and community history in pictures and written word. Her most recent contribution included an index of obituaries published by the Cabool Enterprise from 1912 to 2004 and can be found at the Bauch House and Cabool branch of the Texas County Library.She loved to play games, especially dominoes, and spent time at the Cabool and Willow Springs senior centers.She was an active member of the Cabool Christian Church.She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ronald.Surviving are her husband, York, of the home; three sons, Ted and Terry of Cabool and Ron of Jefferson City; five sisters, Patricia Skaggs of Edwardsville, Kan., Wanda Slack of Longmont, Colo., Shirley Stephens of Springfield, Roberta Heimbach of Sunrise Beach and Laura Vaughan of Overland Park, Kan.; three brothers, Ralph “”Bud”” and Jack of Redding, Calif., and Billy of Rose Hill, Kan.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.Services were March 26 at the First Christian Church in Cabool with Bob Martin officiating. Burial was in the Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.Memorials may be made to the Cabool History Society for the preservation of the Bauch House. “

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