Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Sue Wright Sullivan passed away on July26, 2021 after a good life of 98 years. Sue was born on April 28, 1923 in Lincoln County to the late Henry Grady Wright, Sr. and Aline McNatt Wright. She was happily married to Elbert Lee Sullivan for 65 years. She loved quilting and working in her yard. She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Fayetteville. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Most of her working life was with Serbin, Inc. starting as a sewing machine operator and retiring as the Shipping Manager.
She is survived by sons, Dexter Lee Sullivan (Cary) and Grady Dwain Sullivan of Fayetteville, grandchildren, Jessica Meade Buckley (Eli), Catherine Lee Bartlett (Chanse), Bonnie Sue Bailey (Zach), Michael Sullivan all of Fayetteville, and Susan Pascual. Great-grandchildren, Evelyn Gray Buckley, Claire Charlotte Buckley, Mac Barrett Buckley, Molly Meade Buckley, Walter Lee Bartlett, Jackson Malcolm Bartlett, Angelica Pasqual, and Isaiah Jones all of Fayetteville. Along with many nieces and nephews and Cherye Dyer, a special friend. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Stanley Houston, her brother, J. D. Wright, her brother, Henry Grady Wright, Jr., and sister, Gaynelle Bates.
Visitation with the family will be from 10 AM until the time of service at 12 PM on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Higgins Funeral Home. Dr. Jon Hathcock and Bro. Jim Mike Ward will officiate. Burial will follow in the Riverview Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Youth Ministries at Fayetteville First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 623, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Sue Wright Sullivan.
CommentI remember Sue as a very beautiful lady that was the definition of stability and dependability. Always making sure the family was first in their needs rather than her own needs and never climbing social ladders. Always looking at the up side of all situations; but, never glossing the truth for sure. I know Sue will be missed by all her friends, family, and especially Dexter and Dwain. She will really be missed by all of the grand kids and great grand kids that she loved so much and knew and helped them all.
a wonderful person, inside and out
May The Lord comfort your family.