Graveside services for Betty Louise Sullivan, 84, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2012 at the Oak Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sullivan died 6:08 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at West Vue Nursing Center. She was born December 8, 1927 at El Dorado, Arkansas to Oval Raleigh and Bessie Mae Ledbetter McFarland. In 1946, she was married at West Plains, Missouri to Doyle Bell; on March 31,1976, she was married in Sharp County, Arkansas to Noel Lester Sullivan who preceded her in death on June 5, 2001. Before her retirement, Mrs. Sullivan had been employed at the International Shoe Company and Schroeder’s Greenhouse. She was a long time member of the American Legion Auxiliary and was a member of the First Baptist Church, West Plains.
She is survived by four children, Pat Patillo, husband, Bill, Terry Bell, wife, Diana, Mike Bell and Mark Bell, wife, Marilyn, all of West Plains; eight grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.
Her parents, husband, and daughter, Mary Bell, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m., Thursday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.