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 Jewel Olive <I>Harvey</I> Sullivan

Jewel Olive Harvey Sullivan

Russell County, Kentucky, USA
Death 8 Mar 1998 (aged 94)
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Royville, Russell County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 13534095 · View Source
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Wife of Lilburn Sullivan. Mother of 15 children:

Lilburn Jr. (stillborn 1922)
Clifton (1923 - 1991)
Alberta (1934 - 2010)
Harold (1936 - 1990)
Doris (1941 - 2010)
Glendo (1943 - 1966)
Judy (1947 - 2006)

Some records show her name as Olive Jewel, but her son, Donald, says that the only name her children knew for her was Jewel. Her last residence per SSDI was Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana. Her name was recorded as Jewel Sullivan.

The Times Journal, Russell Springs, Kentucky on March 12, 1996:

Jewell Harvey Sullivan, 94, of Russell Springs, died Sunday, March 8, 1998 at her daughter's residence in Bloomington, Indiana.

She was born in Russell County on February 23, 1904 to Hattie Harvey and Sherman Harvey, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lilburn Sullivan; three sons - Clifton Sullivan, Harold Sullivan and Glendo Sullivan; two brothers - Paul Harvey and Forest Harvey; and two sisters - Molly Montgomery and Jane Horton.

Mrs. Sullivan is survived by 11 children - Bernice Nichols of Rooperville (should be Roopville), Georgia, Virginia Patterson of Bloomington, Indiana, Judy Sullivan of Jamestown, Alvis Sullivan of Columbia, Kermit Sullivan of Clayton, Indiana, Alberta Woods of Plainfield, Indiana, Doris McGowan, Donald Sullivan, Glendal Sullivan, Jerry Sullivan, and Larry Sullivan, all of Russell Springs. Thirty grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren also survive.

She was a homemaker.

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m. at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Donnie I [or D] Coffey and the Rev Carlie Riggs officiating.

Active pallbearers were Gary Sullivan, Jeff McGowan, Bobby Sullivan, Kent Sullivan, Chris Sullivan and Tim Sullivan.

Honorary pallbearers were Terry Sullivan, Kenneth McGowan, Billy Sullivan, Aaron Sullivan and Joe Sullivan.

Interment was in Bethlehem Cemetery.

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  • Created by: J.Sullivan
  • Added: 5 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13534095
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jewel Olive Harvey Sullivan (23 Feb 1904–8 Mar 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13534095, citing Bethlehem Cemetery, Royville, Russell County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by J.Sullivan (contributor 46827102) .