The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

October 2, 2012

Pamela Jane Toombs

The Joplin Globe


Pamela Jane Toombs, 62, of Roach, Mo., passed away Sept. 26, 2012.

Visitation was Sunday, Sept. 30, at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home, Olathe. Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 1, with burial in Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa, Kan.  

Pamela was born Feb. 23, 1950, in Pittsburg, Kan., to Howard and Sara (Phibbs) Elliott. She graduated from the University of Kansas with her masters degree in education. She participated in Alpha Gamma Delta Social Sorority.

In 1971, she married Jerry Toombs in Overland Park, Kan.

She was employed by the Olathe USD No. 233 where she retired after 29 years.  

She loved reading, quilting, volunteering at the library and gardening.

She is preceded in death by her father; and daughter, Jennifer Toombs.

Pamela is survived by her loving husband, Jerry; mother, Sara Ray; sister, Sally Borello; and brother, George Elliott.

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