Official Obituary of

Phyllis (Sprinkle) Williams

November 9, 1936 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Phyllis Williams Obituary

Phyllis Sprinkle Williams, age 87, of Laurel Springs, NC; passed away Thursday, February 29th, 2024 at her residence.

Phyllis was born November 9th, 1936 in Pocahontas, VA to the late Lawrence French and Edna Mae Taylor Sprinkle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Todd Williams; three brothers: Lawrence , Vernard and Carl Sprinkle; a great-granddaughter, Lakelyn Elizabeth Weaver. Phyllis attended Ebenezer Church in Ashe County for 20 years. She was the owner/operator of Southside Restaurant in Sparta.

Survivors include three children: Sharon Higgins of Millers Creek, Michael Atwood of North Myrtle Beach, SC, David Atwood of Laurel Springs; six grandchildren: Blair Atwood, Brianna Higgins, Autumn Atwood, Martina Atwood, Madison Atwood, Megan Atwood; two great-grandchildren: Jillian Atwood, Jackson Caines; one sister, Louise S. Blevins of Laurel Springs; a niece and two nephews also survive.

Graveside Services to honor the life of Phyllis will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, March 3rd, 2024 at Cranberry Cemetery with Reverend Darren Peterson officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

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Graveside Service
March 3, 2024

3:00 PM
Cranberry Cemetery


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