A Christian Service will be celebrated Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 1:00 pm at Fountain Memorial Mausoleum Chapel for Wylla M. Zink, 91, who passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014, in Tennessee. Service will be officiated by Reverend John Wamsley, Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Lafayette. Interment will be in Fountain Memorial Cemetery. Wylla was born August 1, 1923, in Topeka, Kansas, and graduated Wichita State University. A long-time resident of Lafayette, she taught both third grade and Art in the Lafayette school system. Wylla was an active member of Grace Presbyterian Church and the Acadiana Symphony Women's League. After moving to Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999, she remained active in Donelson Presbyterian Church and the Golden Cross Foundation for McKendree Village. She is survived by her daughters, Laura Purswell, with her husband, Mike, and Ellen L. Zink; grandchildren Matthew S. and Katherine G. Purswell; great-granddaughter Cecilia L. Weaver; and brother Jay L. McQuillen. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, George J. Zink, and brother Dee McQuillen, Jr. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Wylla's name to Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Boulevard, Lafayette, LA 70506. Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at www.fountainmemorialfuneralhome.com. Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098, is in charge of arrangements.
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Fountain Memorial Funeral Home
1010 Pandora St
Lafayette, LA 70506
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 28 to Aug. 31, 2014