Phyllis McKoin Hemphill of El Dorado, Ark., formerly of Bastrop passed away March 28, 2015 following a brief illness. She was born Dec. 6, 1941 in Bastrop where she resided and worked as a nurse for almost 40 years. She is preceded in death by her parents; Marie and Julius McKoin.
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She is survived by her three daughters and son-in-laws, Terri and Ronny Smith of Sterlington, Andrea and Keith Blake of Baton Rouge, and Amanda and Chris Jones of El Dorado, Ark.; six grandchildren; Erin Ezell, Blaine Lott, Whitney Davis, Logan Smith, Alyssa Howell, and Jordan Jones; five great- grandchildren; Kadence, Isabella, Olivia, Mykah and Millee.
Her wishes were to have her family celebrate her life with a private memorial.
Donations can be made in her memory to Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730.
Online guest registry: www.perrysfuneralchapels.com.
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise on Apr. 1, 2015