Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Joyce Elizabeth McDonald Sullivan

Mrs. Joyce Elizabeth McDonald Sullivan, 78, died Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 1st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Bobby Joe Butler, Rev. Gerald Butler, and Rev. Charles Rook officiating. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sullivan was born March 29, 1933, in Preston, MS. She was retired from Quality Control at Spartus Corp. She was a member of Ellison Ridge Baptist Church. Her hobbies included reading her bible, quilting, gardening, word search puzzles, and enjoying time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Edgar and Lessie Mae McDonald; a sister, Walterine Moore; and brothers, Paul McDonald, Grady McDonald, Lindsey McDonald, and twins, Edgar & Lester McDonald. She is survived by her husband of 61 years (married 8/4/1950) , Billy B. Sullivan; daughters, Vicki (Taylor) Tucker of Louisville, Lisa (Steve) Morgan of Louisville, and Renee (Wes) Jones of Columbus, MS; 10 grandchildren, Kiley Linch, Matthew Tucker, Blake Morgan, Kelli Linch, Clay Stanley, Jeffrey Tucker, Codi Parker, Dylan Morgan, Tyler Jones, and Will Jones; 9 great grandchildren, and 2 on the way.

Pallbearers are Kiley Linch, Matthew Tucker, Jeffrey Tucker, Dylan Morgan, Tyler Morgan, Will Jones, Austin Linch, Randy Sullivan, Clay Stanley, and Blake Morgan. Memorials may be made to Winston Choctaw Gideon Camp, P. O. Box 556, Louisville, MS, 39339.