It is with regret we announce the passing of Mr. Thomas Matthew Sullenger, age 45 of Fayetteville, TN. Mr. Sullenger was born on September 12, 1974, in Tullahoma, TN to Thomas and Debra Sullenger. Matthew passed away on May 26, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center.
Matthew was a funeral director at Higgins Funeral Home. He was of the Baptist faith. He loved his boys, his family, and his baseball boys very much. He enjoyed coaching baseball, spending time with family and friends, bass fishing, as well as, making everyone smile. Matthew graduated from Moore County High School. After graduation, he attended Faulkner University, Slidell Baptist Seminary, and graduated from John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his children, Gavin and Breyer Sullenger, of Huntsville, AL and Joey Hobbs of Fayetteville; brother, Mark Sullenger of Tullahoma; nephew, Miles Sullenger of Winchester; and niece, Courtney Sullenger of Winchester; along with several aunts and uncles.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2PM on Friday, May 29 at Lynchburg Cemetery with Michael Reeves officiating.
In accordance with State of Tennessee Executive Order No. 38 by Governor Bill Lee, social gatherings are limited to no more than 50 participants. For your safety we recommend face coverings, 6 feet social distancing, practicing good hygiene, and remaining home if you feel sick. The family invites you to share memories at higginsfh.com.