Sink, Phyliss Jane (Cleveland)

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Phyliss Jane Sink, 79, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on February 27, 2018.

She was born on Sept. 2, 1938, in Detroit, Mi. Phyliss has lived in Cleveland since 1968 after moving here from Detroit. She loved crafts, flowers, spending time in nature, and talking with old friends. Above all, Phyliss enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lucille Ross Tripp.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons David Sink and Daniel Sink (Elizabeth); daughters Ramona Sink (Chris Edens) and Lisa Tate (Scott); grandchildren: Jonah Tate, Indie Tate, David Sink Jr. (Carrie), Bailey Sink, Maggie Eidson, Elizabeth Cameron, Daniel Capalnes, Adyn Capalnes; great-grandchildren: Vanessa Sink, Xander Sink, and Addie Sink. 

Per her request, Phyliss will not have any public services. Her family will hold services privately. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Phyliss or your condolences with her family at her online memorial at

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Sink family with these arrangements.

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