August 11, 2011 Phyllis Elaine Gardner was born to the late Wylee and Seclina Gardner on July 24, 1957 in Tulsa, OK. She graduated from Charles Page High School and also attended Oklahoma University. She was saved at a young age in Buford Colony Church of God in Christ. Phyllis was employed last with Claim Service Resource Group as a Health Claims Processor. She had a passion for people and enjoyed reading, traveling and developing close friends wherever she went. On August 24, 2009, Phyllis surrendered her soul to her Father in Heaven. She leaves to cherish her memory: son DeAndre Smith and daughter Salena Smith; grandchildren: Ky'lee J. Smith and Kay'lee M. Jefferson; sisters: Marianna (Jimmie) Herndon of Carrollton, TX, Wyline (Joseph) Thompson of Houston, TX, Gwendolyn (Samuel) Leonard of Tulsa, OK, Janice Jones of Frisco, TX and Sharon Jones of Sand Springs, OK; an uncle, aunts and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Service: 2PM Friday, August 28 at Buford Colony Church of God in Christ, 5820 S. 107th W. Ave., Sand Springs, OK 74063. Kennedy-Amis-Kennard Funeral Service, 918.251.5331.