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Elbert Houston Sullivan
Birth: Sep. 17, 1907
Russell Springs
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2003
Rushville
Rush County
Indiana, USA

Elbert H. Sullivan, 95, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, February 16, 2003, at Hillside Haven in Rushville.

Born September 17, 1907, in Russell Springs, Kentucky, he was the son of William Taylor Sullivan and Laura (Gentry) Sullivan. He married the former Bertha June Burton on December 29, 1929, and she preceded him in death on September 20, 1997.

Survivors include two sons, William Edward Sullivan of Shelbyville, Glendo L. Sullivan of Ocala, Florida.; two daughters, Doris Jean Voris and Joyce Larene Davis, both of Shelbyville; three sisters, Dorothy Kell of Louisville, Kentucky, Nina Rooks and Edith Hadley, both of Indianapolis, 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, one grandson, four brothers and four sisters.

Mr. Sullivan worked as a contractor until his retirement in 1979. He was the owner of Sullivan Motel in Shelbyville. He also owned and raced thoroughbred horses.

He was a member of Shelbyville Church of the Nazarene.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Ed Mohr officiating.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Shelby County, in care of Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, Indiana 46176. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Taylor Sullivan (1878 - 1957)
  Laura Ellen Gentry Sullivan (1882 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Bertha June Burton Sullivan (1910 - 1997)
 
 Children:
  Joyce Lorene Sullivan Davis (1934 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nellie Sullivan Atchley (1901 - 1989)*
  Golda M. Sullivan Wheat (1906 - 1938)*
  Elbert Houston Sullivan (1907 - 2003)
  Gusta J. Sullivan Smith (1909 - 1986)*
  Dorothy P. Sullivan Kell (1911 - 2004)**
  Rufus Sullivan (1913 - 1998)**
  Curtis L. Sullivan (1918 - 1996)**
  Bert Sullivan (1919 - 1984)**
  Nina W. Sullivan Rooks (1921 - 2003)**
  Clyed Sullivan (1923 - 1923)**
  Lester Sullivan (1925 - 1985)**
  Norma Geneva Sullivan (1928 - 1928)**
  Lavona Sullivan Wade (1929 - 2002)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Married Dec. 21, 1929
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Rochelle Riordan
Record added: Apr 25, 2006
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- quebecoise
 Added: Aug. 30, 2012
Rest in Peace this Holiday Season, Elbert Houston. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Dec. 26, 2009

- Larry Linehan
 Added: Nov. 1, 2009
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