Sybil J. Tullos

Published 5:52 pm Friday, May 22, 2020

Born to Roland and Florence Johnson in Felsenthal, Arkansas on March 29, 1932, Sybil J. Tullos started her journey. On May 22, 2020 Jesus welcomed her home after a brief stay at Hospice Ministries.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Vernon, her son Gary and grandson Alex Tullos.

She has left a legacy with her children, Roger and Renee Tullos, Jann and Mike Kenney, Cherry and Larry Collum, Rolan and Lynn Tullos. Also, her grandchildren whom she loved to take on adventures, Elizabeth (Kelly) Boszor, Blake Phillips, Jance (Eric) Hart, Kari (Drew) Kennedy, Jon Michael Kenney, Lauren Tullos and Ashley Tullos and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving her are her siblings, Billie J. Tullos, Ray Johnson, and Rex Johnson.

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From presiding over Bible School in her 30s to presiding over Clinton Pilot Club in her 50s to leading the Reservoir Power Squadron in her 70s, she loved people and loved serving. She owned and operated Beltone Hearing Service in Jackson, MS, for 17 years along with Vernon.

Our Mother

She taught us to love God.

She taught us to trust God.

She taught us to know God.

She taught us to love each other.

She taught us to serve.

She taught us to be unselfish.

She taught us to have fun.

She taught us to be individuals.

She taught us adventure.

She taught us to be creative.

She taught us to be spontaneous.

She taught us grace.

She taught us mercy.

She taught us unconditional love.

She taught us 99% of the things you worry about never happen anyway.

She taught us this is the day which the Lord hath made. We WILL rejoice and BE GLAD in it.

She taught us we could do anything we put our mind and energies to — as long as it was NOT immoral, illegal, or harmful to our person.

We love you mother/grandmother.

Graveside services for the family will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Natchez Trace Funeral Home Cemetery.

Memorial gifts and donations may be made to First Baptist Jackson Go Fund or to Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.