CONTACT US   |   918-446-6633   |   MAP & DIRECTIONS    
Heath-Griffith Funeral Home
Phyllis Deanna White
April 9, 1938  -  June 22, 2017


Phyllis Deanna White, of West Tulsa, passed from this life on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the age of 79 years, 2 months, 13 days. She was born on April 9, 1938 in Jenks, OK. Her parents, Merrel Avon and Juanita Frances (Duvall) Emry raised Phyllis on the Westside. She attended Carbondale Assembly of God Church for most of her childhood where she made lifelong friends. She spent her entire time as a student attending Westside schools- Pleasant Porter Elementary, Clinton Middle School, and graduated from Daniel Webster High School, Class of 1956.

Phyllis was a private duty nurse through St. Frances Hospital for 15 years. She was a very compassionate and patient nurse. Many of her patients' families wrote letters to her singing her praises and thanking her for taking such great care of their loved ones. In her spare time, Phyllis enjoyed working crossword puzzles, embroidery and, when her kids were younger, she liked to play Wa-Hoo and other board games with them.

Her survivors include her daughter, Suzanne Quinton and husband, Rick of Tulsa; son, Brian Anderson of Tulsa, and daughter, Jennifer White and Mark Hignite of Tulsa; 4 grandchildren: Ryan Davis and wife, Suzanne, Joshua Anderson and wife, April, Wesley Anderson, and Shelsey Dawes; and 3 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by both of her parents.

A memorial service to celebrate Phyllis' life is scheduled for 6pm, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in the Heath-Griffith Funeral Home Chapel.

    Print Obituary

Would you like to send flowers to the family of Phyllis Deanna White?


Send flowers online using our preferred florist.

Choose from favorites below or browse our entire collection.

Lily of Peace Memorial Wreath Pure Grandeur

Hope's Blessing Graceful Scheffalera Vibrant Blessing


Yes, Send Flowers

Phyllis Deanna White

Service Schedule

Return to Obituaries

Send Flowers Send a Private Note What Can I Do?
Heath-Griffith Funeral Home | 1823 West 51st St. | Tulsa, OK 74107 | 918-446-6633
©2017 Heath-Griffith Funeral Home | All Rights Reserved | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site By Gemini Graphics Inc.

Your most trusted source for funeral, cremation, preplanning, cemetery and memorialization services in Tulsa, OK and surrounding areas.