Phuong Kathy Nguyen was born on July 12, 1983, in Knoxville, Tennessee. She passed away on February 13, 2021, in Richardson, Texas.
Affectionately regarded as "Kat" and "KitKat" by family and friends, Kathy graduated from Lakeview Centennial High School in 2001. She went on to graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2005. Kathy enjoyed a fulfilling career in education. For 15 years, she was a passionate teacher who desired to give her students a better education for a brighter future. She dedicated countless hours and even her personal time and finances to see to it that her students succeeded in the classroom or on the field.
While she loved teaching and coaching, she also enjoyed fashion, makeup, and trying new foods.
Kathy had a beautiful, sweet spirit. Her smart, happy, bubbly, and sassy nature will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was predeceased by her father, Phu Lai Quang, of Garland, Texas. Those left to cherish lasting memories include her children, Harmony Grace and Steve Jr., of Dallas, Texas; mother, Phuc Nguyen, of Garland, Texas; sister, Sandy Patton, of Valencia, California; brother, Andy Nguyen, of Garland, Texas; nephews, Bryce and Gavin, of Valencia, California; boyfriend, Brian Senethavilay, of Garland, Texas; and host of aunts, uncles, cousins, colleagues, and friends from Tennessee, Texas, and California.
In lieu of flowers, all are encouraged to consider making a donation by clicking the link below.
Phuong Kathy Nguyen Memorial Fund