Phyllis Virginia Thatcher of Miami, Okla. passed from this life on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Freeman Health System in Joplin, Mo.  She was 92.

Phyllis was born February 1, 1925 in Miami, Okla. to John Thomas and Nellie May (Pollock) Lake.  She had lived in the Miami area for the past 17 years, moving from Jay, Okla. She was a beautician in the Jay and Disney area for many years.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jay.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Allen Thatcher in 2000, her parents and seven brothers.

Phyllis is survived by her brother, Ray Lake of Miami, Okla., several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Services will be Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, Okla. Interment will follow in Jay Cemetery, Jay, Okla. with Kenny Lake, Ray Allen Lake, Glenn Lake, Mike Lake, Levi Lake and Josh Lake serving as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla. Online condolences may be made at