Gerry Sullivan, 85, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at the Fowler Nursing Home, Fowler. She was born June 7, 1927 at Lamont, Kan. the daughter of Frank Webb and Fannie Eve (Burnett) Overley.
She attended school in both Hamilton and Lamont. On July 16, 1943 she married Gale Sullivan. He preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 2006. They moved to Dodge City in 1950 where she had resided prior moving to Fowler in 2009. She was a clerk at Gambel's and JC Penny's department stores.
She was activly involved in the First Baptist Church. She and her husband enjoyed traveling.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dodge City and the Dodge City Assembly #12 Social Order of Beauceant.
She is survived by a son, Frank Sullivan and wife Cheryl of Olathe; two daughters, Sandy Stauth and husband Randy of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Shona Lane and husband Tom of Dodge City; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Frank Wade Overley; and a sister, Gladys Lucille Baysinger.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2013 at the Kansas Veterans' Cemetery with Rev. Dick Robbins presiding. Friends may sign the guest book from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Swaim Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5 to 6 p.m.
In Lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Fowler Nursing Home in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.