Phyllis Bissette Woodall

Phyllis Bissette Woodall

Phyllis Bissette Woodall
December 23, 1946 – May 18, 2023

Wake – Phyllis Bissette Woodall, 76, departed this life on Thursday. She was born in Nash County to the late Oscar Ercey and Lottie Stickland Bissette.  Before transitioning to be a homemaker, Phyllis worked as a manager Sovereign Credit. As the loving mother she was to her children and grandchildren and true balm for life’s hardships, Phyllis will be remembered by her children as someone they could go to for anything and everything. She also had a love for music and dancing, not to forget her honey buns and oatmeal cakes. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Ruth Hodge, brother, Mack Bissette, and 2 grandchildren, Steven and Brianna.

She is survived by her son, Billy Ray Sullivan Jr. (Christy), daughter, Cristy Miles (Johnny), sisters, Peggy Lee (Junebug), Agnes Bissette, Linda Massey (James), grandchildren, Jordan, Derek (Rachel), Tyler (Kayla), and 7 great grandchildren, Brayden, Harper, Theo, Reagan, JD, Grayden and Rowan.

Flowers welcomed or donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory.

Memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory in Wendell.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Agnes Bissette Posted May 20, 2023 1:02 pm

    Loved my sister very much. Will miss her. We had some fun times together with my other sisters. Condolence to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Love you.

  • Tammy W Augsburger Posted May 20, 2023 7:18 pm

    My condolences to the family. I knew Ms Woodall from her days a manager of Sovereign Credit in Zebulon. She was always kind, courteous and professional.
    Prayers for peace and comfort.

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