Verda Lenora Sullivan, 92, died on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home, Hugoton, Kansas.
The daughter of Perry Otterbein and Caroline Foote Campbell, she was born March 10, 1922, Stevens County, Kansas
She and Richard Thomas Sullivan were married on May 26, 1940 in Hugoton, Kansas.
Member Hugoton United Methodist Church, Hugoton
Verda was a lifelong resident of Hugoton and Steven’s County. She was born on the family farm 7 miles south of Hugoton. Except for 2 brief periods, she lived in rural Stevens County or in Hugoton.
Verda was a homemaker. She loved to cook and watch after her grandchildren. If there was an activity involving the youth and cooking a meal at the church, you would find Verda involved.
In addition, she was very involved with the families of her brothers and sisters. She loved to prepare, plan and pull off the Campbell Family Dinner every Memorial Day in Hugoton.
Survivors include son, Richard Dean Sullivan & Wife Linda, Hugoton; daughter Mary Ann Matthews & husband Clarence , Lake Waukomis, MO; daughter in law, Robin Sullivan & husband Dan Corping, Hugoton; two sisters, June Rose Lahey, Moscow, Joy Lorraine West, Hugoton; Grandchildren, Stuart Matthews, Lees Summit MO, Michelle Sullivan Russell, Rolla, Effie Gaskill, Hugoton, Dawn Matthews-Roberts, Lawrence, KS, Jennifer Sullivan, Wichita, Jolinda Matthews, Carmel, CA, Able Sullivan, Hugoton, Thomas Sullivan, Wichita, Hannah Sullivan, Hugoton, 13 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great-Great Grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard Thomas Sullivan, three brothers, Joseph Wade Campbell, James Curtis Campbell, John Campbell, three sisters, Dorothy Faye Thornberry, Hazel Kolb, Mary Althea (Katie) Teeter.
Memorials have been established for United Methodist Church. Memorials may be mailed to Paul’s Funeral Home PO Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.
Memorials in lieu of flowers to Hugoton United Methodist Church.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015, 2PM at United Methodist Church, Hugoton, Kansas with Rev Jo Mead and burial at Hugoton Cemetery, Hugoton, Kansas.
Paul’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.