Phyllis Jane Tutterrow Sullins, 69, of Denton passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Hinkle
Hospice House of Davidson County surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Sullins was born on August 10, 1947 in Lexington to
Dorothy and Sylvester Tutterrow. Phyllis grew up in Lexington and was a graduate of Lexington Senior High School Class of
1966. She married Tony Sullins and the two lived in Germany for two years and moved to Denton in the 1960’s. They had
three children, Tonya and twin son and daughter, Ryan and Tennille.
was a people person and enjoyed the company of others and loved laughing. Two business ventures she enjoyed most in life were
owning the Park-In-Grill and Rumble Seat Clothing Store. She worked for Life of Virginia Insurance in High Point for 17 years
and later for Suntrust Bank in Denton. She was a former member of the Denton Ladies Civitans and Denton Booster Club. She
was a member of First United Methodist Church and enjoyed attending Siloam United Methodist Church.
Some of her fondest memories in life were traveling to the mountains for evening picnics with her mother and
brothers, spending time with her five granddaughters, card games with the girls, Tuesday mornings with the “Breakfast
Club,” attending her children’s sporting events and most of all beach trips with her family. Her greatest
joys in life were her children and five grandbabies.
She was preceded in
death by her parents and brothers.
Left to cherish her memory are daughters,
Tonya Sullins; Tennille Sullins Morris and husband Tony; son, Ryan Sullins and wife Meagan and five granddaughters, Rory and
Rowen Morris and Lila, Laken and Meadow Sullins.
Funeral services were
held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at First United Methodist Church in Denton at 12 p.m. with Rev. Sandy Young officiating. Visitation
was held one hour prior to the service downstairs in the church fellowship hall.
Briggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent www.briggsfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to thank their mothers many wonderful friends for their love, support
and visits and the staff of Lexington Health Care and Hinkle Hospice House of Davidson County for their wonderful care to
their mother. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Hinkle Hospice House of Davidson County.