Phyllis Berrar Phyllis Booksin Berrar passed away on July 15, 2013 from complications from hernia surgery. Phyllis was born on December 21, 1923 in San Jose to Henry and Alice Booksin. After growing up in San Jose, she met Dan Berrar in 1946 and they married. They moved to Visalia in 1950 where Dan had secured a ceramic shop teacher postion at Mt. Whitney High School. Phyllis worked at the "phone company" in downtown Visalia for over 17 years. Phyllis loved Visalia and made friends everywhere she went. Everywhere you would go with Phyllis she would know someone and folks would know her. Phyllis was very thoughtful and always remembered friends birthday's and she enjoyed celebrating all the holidays. At Christmas time many waited for Phyllis's annual Christmas card and letter. At last count she mailed almost 250 cards, all hand addressed and most with an additional note specific to that recipient. Phyllis enjoyed lunches with her "Circle of Friends" that included her Widows Club lunches and the retired AT&T ladies' lunches. In recent years her favorite places included Saturday morning breakfast and music at 210 and evenings at Crawdaddy's listening to music and enjoying the company of her girl friends. She loved being out in the community. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband Dan, She is survived by her older sister, Alicia Booksin of Soquel, California. There will be a Memorial service for Phyllis on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Miller Memorial Chapel at 1120 W. Goshen Rd., Visalia.
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Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register from July 22 to July 24, 2013