Phyllis Croft Wyckoff
June 24, 1950 – January 22, 2019
Phyllis Wyckoff, 68, of Jacksonville, passed away early Monday morning at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Ms. Wyckoff was a graduate of Gadsden State with an Associate Degree in nursing. She practiced for 27 years in all of the area hospitals in Panama City, FL. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, and going to church. Ms. Wyckoff was preceded in death by her husband, Robert. She is survived by her sisters, Lana Pope of Anniston, Retha Breeden of Websters Chapel; chosen sister, Rose Douthit of Websters Chapel; sons, Larry Martin of Panama City, FL, Eric Martin of Birmingham; as well as her nieces, Luann Braddy of Oxford, Lynn Miller of Anniston, Kathy Green of Websters Chapel, and Ellen Wood of Alexandria. Visitation will take place at Collier-Butler Funeral Home in Gadsden at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, January 26th, 2019, followed by a graveside service at 2:00 p.m., at Crestwood Cemetery in Gadsden. The Reverend Donald Douthit will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations please be made in her honor to Trinity/Whitehall United Methodist Church, c/o Janice McNew, 106 County Road 207, Collinsville, AL 35961. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nursing staff of SICU and the 9th floor of Gadsden Regional for providing excellent care during Phyllis’ end of life experience.
- Visitation Saturday, January 26, 2019
- Graveside Service Saturday, January 26, 2019
Phyllis Croft Wyckoff
February 2, 2019
I’ll never Forget when I first met Phyllis she had this beautiful smile that have ever seen in my whole life just smiling ear to ear with the kindest heart inside and out beautiful smile beautiful face heart warming I didn’t know her long but for five years and I did and she took me in as a sister of her own we did some things together that I will never forget fun dancing spending the night at my house going to the movies giggling just girl things and having fun leaving worries behind and thinking very positive with no negative feelings leaving all that behind us she trusted me and at that time I don’t think that she trusted anybody but me and Ellen she had a sense of pride about herself she talk to me about and she talk to me about things that she had probably never talk to anyone about and her whole life but that was between me and her and I let her vent and I vented to her that took me to a place that I bonded with Phyllis and she bonded with me and that way she trusted me at that time about five years ago and she and and her heart and I took her in my heart I cry but I cry with loving thoughts because I know now she’s happy because I know how she feels I feel just like she does she was so young at heart and I’m just like her it’s funny how people can relate with each other and not know each other long it all she was so happy when she talk to me and I had the pleasure to have known Phyllis because she was that kind person I looked beyond the person that came out of her because that was not Phyllis I’m so proud to have become a part of her life and to have been there for her and her be there for me she gave me happiness and in a sense I think I gave her some happiness to that’s where Laina comes in I love her so much and Phyllis was her little sister and I need my nickname need me to take care of Phyllis that day that she needed me thank you God that Eli was there for her God thank you so much For taking Phyllis when you did so she could be happy once again