Phyllis Sink, 88, of Corning passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021, at CHI Mercy Hospital in Corning. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center 701 7th Street Corning, Iowa. Reverend Tim Maxa will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery at Quincy in Rural Adams County. Open visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, at the funeral home with family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to CHI Mercy Hospital in Corning or the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Villisca. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Phyllis Ann Westlake, the daughter of Lawrence Jackson and Grace Eugene (Cochran) Westlake was born on June 18, 1933, in Adams County. She graduated from Corning High School in 1951. On November 23, 1952, Phyllis married Millard Henry Sink in Corning. Six children were born to bless this union: Gary, Patsy, Katherine, Phil, Dave and Rob.
Phyllis was a hard worker throughout her life. When the family lived on their farm, she tended to the livestock and the daily chores while Millard was trucking. In 1974, the family moved to Corning and Phyllis then worked for Corning Plumbing and Heating. After her time at Corning Plumbing and Heating, Phyllis began over the road trucking with Millard and her boys until her retirement.
Phyllis enjoyed taking care of her animals and tending to her garden.
Phyllis is survived by her daughters: Patsy Long of Corning, Iowa, Katherine (Larry) Gaunt of Villisca, Iowa; sons: Gary (Kathy) Sink of St Marys, Iowa, Rob (Timmie) Sink of Corning, Iowa; daughters-in-law: Paula Sink of Lenox, Iowa and Joan Sink of Red Oak, Iowa. 16 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Donna Patrick of Red Oak, Iowa; brother, Pat Westlake of Missouri and niece, Judy (Ron) Bouwens of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Millard; parents, Lawrence and Grace; two sons: Phil and Dave; mother and father-in-law: Nellie and John; granddaughter, Nichole Keeton; five brothers: Ike, Jack, Lowell, Max and Jerry; three sisters: June, Cheryl and Rona; nephew, Richard Britnell; four sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law.