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Obituary, Shirley Jean Sullivan, 70, Greensburg, KY

Mrs. Sullivan was born a member of a respected North Adair County family. She was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Green Co, KY and was a long time employee of Don's Lumber & Hardware Co. and E.J. Milby Building Supploy firms in Greensburg, KY.

Mrs. Shirley Jean Sullivan of Greensburg, KY, daughter of the late Carl C. Hoosier and Nettie Victoria Elizabeth Davis Hoosier, was born on September 18, 1938 in Adair Co, KY, and departed this life on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at her home. She was 70 years, nine months and 24 days of age.

The funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Jean Sullivan, 70, will be conducted at 1:00pmCT, Thursday, July 16, 2009 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 South Main Street, Greensburg, KY with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery, Temperance Road in Green County. Bro. Landon Hadley and Bro. Ivan Jones will be officiating.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was also an Office Manager for E.J. Milby Building Supply and Don's Lumber & Hardware, in Greensburg, KY, for many years.

She united in marriage to James Gleason Sullivan on September 14, 1957 who survives.

Other survivors include the following:
  • A daughter: Terri Sullivan, Daytona, FL

  • A brother: Winfrey Hoosier of Brooks, KY

  • A sister and brother-in-law: Deloris and Harold Cawthorn of Indiana; a sister-in-law: Opal Ann Gibson of Cave City; a brother-in-law: Wendell Sullivan and his wife Trevor of Greensburg, KY

  • And a host of other relatives and friends<
Pallbearers are Richard Coffey, Tim Wright, Gordon Perkins, Steve Woodruff, Bendal Bagby, and Marty Bagby.

Honorary pallbearers are Don's Lumber and Hardware Employees, Michael Humphress, Roy Lawrence Shuffett, Barbara Shuffett, Jerry Bagby, Wendell Sullivan, Mae Risen, and Harold Cawthorn.

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