|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1909|
|Death: ||Aug. 26, 2006|
William Arvil Sullinger married Helen Jenkins on 16 Nov 1935 in Biggers, Arkansas. She was daughter of William Lavender Jenkins and Myrtle Flora Beck. They had
Ralph Herman Sullinger b 11 Nov 1936, Randolph County, Arkansas
Eula Vee Sullinger b 20 Dec 1938, Randolph County, Arkansas
Emma Lee Sullinger, b 11 Apr 1941, Ravenden Springs, Randolph County, Arkansas
William Stancil Sullinger, b 12 Nov 1954, Rockford, Illinois.
JONESBORO -- Orvil W. a.k.a. William Arvil Sullinger, 97, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006 in NEA Medical Center.
He was born at Ravenden Springs and had lived in Jonesboro for 31 years, moving to Jonesboro from Rockford, Ill.
He was a retired hardware stripper for Amerock Corp. in Rockford, and was a member of Central Baptist Church where he taught a men's Sunday school class for 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Marion and Amanda Axshan Allison Sullinger; four brothers, Jim, Cad, Harvey, and Ora Sullinger; seven sisters,
Mollie Sullinger English, Eva Sullinger, Maudie Sullinger Ballard, Julia Sullinger Clements, Meda Sullinger Waddle, Audrey Sullinger Bounds and Ella Marie Sullinger.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Helen Jenkins Sullinger of the home; two sons, Ralph Herman and his wife Estelle Sullinger of Morgantown, N.C.,
and William Stancil and his wife Kima Sullinger of The Woodlands, Texas; two daughters, Eula Sullinger Schell and Emma Sullinger, both of Jonesboro;
eight grandchildren, Connie Schell Thuston, Alan Glenn Schell, Teresa Diane Sullinger, Melanie Schell Stone, Stuart Arvil Sullinger, Adam Eugene Sullinger,
Leeann Michelle Sullinger, John Markwell Sullinger; eight great-grandchildren, Eric Thuston, Jacob Sullinger, Cody Veteto, Sean Thuston, Bethany Sullinger,
Kady Veteto, Grace Sullinger and Emma Claire Sullinger.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday in the Central Baptist Church with the Revs. Jerry Muckensturn and Larry Bailey officiating.
Burial will be in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery with Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro in charge or arrangements.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until service time on Friday in Central Baptist Church.
Active pallbearers will be Alan Schell, Stuart Sullinger, Adam Sullinger, Eric Thuston, Jacob Sullinger and John Sullinger.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Carrol Holloway's Sunday School Class at Central Baptist Church.
Family request that lasting memorials be made to the Central Baptist Church Building Fund, 3707 Harrisburg Road, Jonesboro 72401.
William Marion Sullinger (1866 - 1921)
Amanda Axshan Allison Sullinger (1871 - 1955)
Helen Jenkins Sullinger (1918 - 2010)
Ralph Herman Sullinger (1936 - 2012)*
Audrey Mae Sullinger Bounds*
James Edward Sullinger (1890 - 1990)*
Julia Malinda Sullinger Clements (1902 - 1995)*
Meda Belle Sullinger Waddle (1904 - 1999)*
George Harvey Sullinger (1906 - 1998)*
William Arvil Sullinger (1909 - 2006)
Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Christine Moyer
Record added: Aug 02, 2010
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