Phyllis Williams was born May 14, 1956, in Anchorage, Alaska, to Daphne Rose and James Leonidas Vanderford. She passed away January 23, 2016, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 59 years, eight months and nine days. Phyllis attended schools in Greenhem Common, England, Mountain Home, Idaho, and Tampa, Florida, before moving to Burns Flat, Oklahoma, in 1967, where she graduated in 1974. She married Clyde Keith Williams at Burns Flat, Oklahoma, on March 24, 1973. Together Phyllis and Clyde made their home in Burns Flat where they currently reside. Clyde and Phyllis had four loving children, Michael, Alisha, Erick, and Cole, who were very active students and graduates of Burns Flat High School as well. Phyllis went back to school at Western Oklahoma VoTech where she received certificates in the commercial culinary program and also the business program.