Phylliss Jocquelyn Patty, 81, went into the arms of her Savior on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Martin Thompson & Son Funeral Home, 6009 Wedgwood Drive. Pastor Bob Willhite will preside. Interment: Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth. Visitation is 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Phylliss was born and raised in Porterdale, Ga., the daughter of James and Viola Vining of Covington. She was a graduate registered nurse from Georgia Baptist.
Phylliss followed her husband to many countries over the years, including long assignments in Antwerp, Belgium; Islamabad, Pakistan; Cairo, Egypt; and Port of Spain, Trinidad. She never complained about the harsh conditions in these countries, but helped those in need. Phylliss was a wonderful Christian and spent hours each day reading scripture and studying Christian books. Church was her favorite place.
Survivors are husband of 59 years, Zora Patty; daughter, Cathy Breschini of Indianapolis, Ind.; sister, Shirley Kays of Stone Mountain, Ga.; and brother, Troy Vining of Florida.