Our beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Phyllis T. DeLong, returned home to her heavenly father's arms October 15, 2014. She was 88 years old.\n\nPhyllis was born April 1, 1926 in Alpine, Utah to Ellis Ray and Janie Hutchingson Terry. She graduated from American Fork High School, and married Alvin "Bud" DeLong August 7, 1943 in Denton, Texas. They were later sealed in the LDS Los Angeles Temple in January 1960.\n\nFor over 25 years, Phyllis worked as a secretary for Lake Ridge Junior High School and Lincoln Elementary School in Orem. She was loved by both staff and students alike. She loved camping with her family and friends and loved to take her grandchildren on camp-outs. For many years Phyllis and Bud volunteered at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit at Utah Valley Hospital. After Bud's retirement, they would spend their winters in St. George, Utah, with family and friends. There Phyllis continued her hospital volunteer work. She spent her last five years living in Mesa, Arizona and Rancho Mirage, California to be closer to her daughters.\n\nPhyllis is survived by daughters; Kay (Doug) Guidry, Palm Desert, California; Susan Duarte, Gilbert, Arizona; 1 grandson, Chris (Gabi) Deamos, San Clemente, California; three granddaughters, Nicole (TJ) Flowers, San Antonio, Texas; Raquel (Tim) Welge, Gilbert, Arizona; Yvonne (Derrick) Messer, Gilbert, Arizona; three great grandson, Jaden Flowers, Cameron and Nicholas Deamos.\n\nShe was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three brothers, Arnold Terry of Salt Lake City, LaDell Terry of American Fork, and LaGrande Terry of Richfield, and one sister, Jeanne Walker of Pleasant Grove, Utah.\n\nA viewing/memorial will be held Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 10 a.m - 12 noon at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Interment and graveside services will follow in the Alpine City Cemetery, 405 North Grove Drive, Alpine.\n\nCondolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Phyllis' name to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.