Memorial Services for Alice Sullivan will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. at Cashner Colonial Chapel in Conroe, Texas. A time of visiting for family and friends will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home just prior to the Memorial Service.
Alice LaFerry Trimble Sullivan, widow of Paul G. Sullivan went home to her Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at the age of 93. Alice was born in Brooken, Oklahoma on October 15, 1911. She was the seventh of eight children. She graduated as Valedictorian of the Spaulding High School class of 1929. She went on to complete business school in nearby Weewoka and worked for the local newspaper until she married Paul in September of 1935. From 1937 to 1944, four children were born to the couple: Larry, Thomas Garvin, Alma and Wanda.
In 1948, the family moved to Kilgore, Texas where Paul assisted in establishing Kilgore Ceramics (later Mansfield Plumbing). Alice completed a refresher business course at Kilgore Jr. College in 1951 and went to work at Rogers Truck Line. She later worked at Texas Water Quality Board until her retirement in 1975.
Alice was a member at St. Lukes United Methodist Church for many years. She moved to The Woodlands, Texas in 2002.
Alice was preceded in death by her beloved Paul in May of 2000 and her son, Thomas Garvin in 2003. She is survived by one sister, Leoma Hibben of Shawnee, Oklahoma and three of her children: Larry Sullivan of Atlanta, Georgia; Alma Messmer of Denton, Texas and Wanda Diamond of The Woodlands, Texas. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Alice was a woman of great humility and service. She had a sweet and kind spirit that blessed all those around her. She is dearly missed.