Phyllis A. Hetrick of Atlanta, GA. Died on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at her home –Phyllis was born on March 11, 1949 in New Castle, PA to the late Howard and Helen Hetrick. Phyllis worked for many years as a Collections Supervisor with Nationwide Credit. Phyllis enjoyed gambling, bingo, baking, cooking and spending time with her family, friends, and her beloved dogs Rusty, Coco Puff, and Little Bit. Phyllis is survived by two sons, David Johns and Scott Johns of Atlanta, GA a daughter Traci Johns of Atlanta, grandson Josh Kundla of Atlanta, GA - A sister Beverly & Jim Weise of Pulaski, PA and a Brother Ed & Linda Hetrick of Edinburg, PA - Phyllis was loved by many and touch so many people's lives. The Family would like to suggest any Memorial Contributions may be made in her name to the Sandy Springs Police Benevolent Fund at – Follow the link on the left of the webpage to make contribution. A "Celebration of her life" will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 7054 Elmwood Ridge Court, Doraville, GA 30340.

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  1. My Dear Mom,
    I want you to know I love you so much. You were the best mother anyone could ask for. You made me the person I am today. I am not sure how I am going to get past this. You were my rock, my soul, my heart, my roommate, my best friend, and most importantly my mother. I am so sorry I was not with you when you died. I was in the same house just not in the same room. I LOVE YOU MOM – I will see you again one day!!!!! You are now an angel of God!

  2. I am so sorry David I know how much your mom meant to you, I know she knows how wonderfu you are and how many people love you…Love you like a brother Tracy Rene

  3. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My prayers and thoughts go out to each and everyone of you. Thank God for memories.

  4. David, You were a loving and loyal son to your dear mother. She was your earth angel. May you draw solace and peace in the knowledge that through our Lord Jesus, your beautiful mom continues to love and care for you with God and his angels . Nothing can ever separate you from that.

  5. David, Traci, and Scott —
    I remember you most as children, but have recently come to learn more about each of you as the wonderful adults you have become. I know that children are so molded by their mothers and it is obvious that your mother did an incredible job with each of you! May you remember and honor her through all the people you continue to love and cherish in her absence!
    My thoughts and prayers will remain with each of you!

  6. Mom, my sweet, beautiful, amazing Mom. I miss you so so much. I know that you are pain free now and so happy to be with grandma and grandpap. I have such a hole in my heart that will never go away until I see you again one day! I love you more than life. R.I.P..

  7. David, Scott, Traci, Ed and Bev–
    Although words alone cannot erase the sorrow and grief you all are experiencing right now, I hope you find some comfort in knowing that time and God’s love will replace those feelings of loss with memories of your mom/sister that will bring a smile to your face. I’m thinking and praying for each of you.

  8. We all feel the lose of Phyllis with great sadness. Her loving and kind hearted spirit will remain with us always. She will be truly missed. But our faith in the Lord comforts us knowing that she is with God. My prayers go out to the family in this time of great lose. We love you all very much and are deeply Sorry…

  9. Our deepest sympathies to your family during this difficult time. Please know that we are here for you.

  10. Memories of one of the most accepting, loving woman I ever met. I will cherish so many memories especially the one of the Thanksgiving dinner she made me when it wasn’t thanksgiving. A very special lady who raised a very loving close family.

  11. She was such a wonderful Mother. What a blessing she was to her family and friends. Love and prayers, Brenda Lesnett Stewart

  12. David, Traci, Scott & Josh –

    May you all find the strength to get through this difficult time and live through the memories of your amazing Mother/Grandmother. I have many memories with her as well and loved her dearly. Take comfort in the fact that she’s in a much better and happier place. I love you all and I am here for whatever you might need. Much love to all of you.

  13. I will always love you sissy. Will always make sure your kids are ok, and they know Jim and I are here for them. My heart is empty and miss all our talks and laughing together LOVE YOU

  14. My heart pours out to my friends for the loss of our angel, Phyllis. Her sweet way of being and kind words will live with me for all my days. I love you Philly! I’ll never forget you for accepting me as a son and loving me unconditionally… Watch over us all…

  15. Traci, David, Scott, & Josh, I’m so very sorry. I have nothing but fond memories of your mom!! I remember way back in the day when we would go to Taco Bell and we would always bring your mom back something… mostly Taco Salads : She was a wonderful lady and she would be so very proud to see how all of you are keeping her memory alive. You are all so lucky and blessed to have each other to lean on. She’ll always be looking down on you and she’ll forever live in your thoughts and memories. Love you guys!

  16. Just talked to my sister Beverly Gray an she told me your Mom had passed away. Sorry to hear that but my it be comforting to know she’s out of her pain an misery and with her Mom.

  17. Mom we are missing you so much every single day – It’s so hard. We loved you so much. We are going to have Christmas Eve at our house. I know you will be with us! Love you mom.

  18. Traci, David and Scott,

    Sorry for your loss. Sending hugs your way. I have many wonderful memories of spending many summers with your family and was always loved by Aunt Phyllis she was always one of my favorite Aunts.
    Fond memories hanging out at the Bingo place too :


    Marti Been

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