Dateline: April 27, 2006

Funeral services for W.T. “Pope” Sullivan, age 74, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 2006, in the Claude Church of Christ with Kent Watson, Minister, officiating. Burial was held in Claude Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mr. Sullivan died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, in Amarillo.  He was born October 9, 1931, in Clarendon and had been a Claude resident for approximately 50 years.  He married Elizabeth Oxley on October 31, 1954, at Clovis, New Mexico.  He was a maintenance supervisor with TxDOT for over 40 years prior to his retirement.  He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a former member of the Masonic Lodge, a member of the Claude Lions Club, and a member of the Claude Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Don Sullivan in 2005.

Survivors include his wife, Liz Sullivan of Claude; one daughter, Debbie Johnson and husband Brad of Stafford, Kansas; a son, David Scott Sullivan and wife Robin of Gaylesville, Alabama; one sister, Pauline Brazille of Amarillo; three brothers, Jack Sullivan of Mulberry, Florida, Jo Sullivan of Clarendon, and Jimmy Sullivan of Amarillo; 11 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

The family requests that memorials be to the Casas Sonrosa Children’s Home, 3300 RR 1431, PO Box 2189, Round Rock, Texas 78680-2180 or to the Claude Medical Services.

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