Virginia Sullivan


Virginia L. Sullivan, 90, of Paris, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at her residence. She was a homemaker and a mother.  


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial follows in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. A recitation of the Rosary is at 1:30 p.m. prior to the visitation at the funeral home.


Mrs. Sullivan was born Nov. 13, 1929, at Saint Paul, Minn., the daughter of the late Virgil W. and Ruth Pearman Ferrel. She married Edwin L. Sullivan Jan. 13, 1951, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Paris, and he passed away Nov. 18, 2010.  


Survivors include seven children; David (Cindy) Sullivan of Paris, Michael (Debra) Sullivan of Charleston, Lori (Brian) Harmon of Kansas, Gregory (Mary Ann) Sullivan of Paris, Karen Overcash of Dixon, Mark (Robin) Sullivan of Paris and Andy (Susan) Sullivan of Rensselaer, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  


She was preceded in death by a brother, William P. Ferrel; and one great-great grandchild.


Mrs. Sullivan was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Altar Society.


Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, E.C.C.F., Inc. DO IT Fund, or Operation Smile.  


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