Phyllis Elizabeth Brison, 80, of Coeur d' Alene, ID passed away May 24, 2017. Phyllis was born on December 5, 1936 in Oracabessa, Jamaica, West Indies to Walter and Phyllis King. In 1949 she immigrated to the United States and lived in Queens, New York with her father and stepmother. After graduating from high school, Phyllis was given a scholarship to and attended Bellevue School of Nursing to become a registered nurse.
She met and married Arthur A. Brison in Trenton, New Jersey on July 27, 1957 and moved to the Spokane/Coeur d' Alene area where she worked and raised their family. Phyllis worked as a registered nurse in both Spokane and Coeur d' Alene until her retirement in 1984. After she retired, she moved to Hayden Lake and lived there until she moved into assisted living in 2011.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, in 2015 and her granddaughter, Katelyn Marie Brison in 2003. She is survived by her sons, Dan, Dale, Dean, and Duane Brison, and their families.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Yates Funeral Home – Hayden Chapel, 373 E. Hayden Ave., Hayden, ID 83835 with a reception following.