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Irene Sullivan, 83, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
Born in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Lucille Humbert Sullivan.
Irene graduated from Sterling High School, class of 1959. She was a devoted member of Piedmont Manor Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending quality time with her family, creating lasting memories with her children and grandchildren. Her love and generosity knew no bounds, and she always took the time to lend a listening ear or offer words of comfort to those in need. Her devotion to her family and her unwavering support will be remembered and cherished forever.
Irene leaves behind a legacy of love, strength, and dedication to family. She will forever be remembered as a beacon of light in the lives of all those who had the privilege of knowing her. Her spirit will live on in the hearts of her family and friends, inspiring them to love unconditionally and to cherish each precious moment of their lives.
Left to cherish her memories are her three sons, Stephon Sullivan and Tony Sullivan of Greenville, SC, and Jermaine Sullivan of Simpsonville, SC; three sisters, Emma Cummings, Carrie Joseph and Antonia Golden, all of Greenville, SC; one brother, Erston Sullivan of Greenville, SC; two grandsons, Antonio Devontae Sullivan of Greenville, SC and Tamajey Foster; one granddaughter, Jannesssa McIntyre of Simpsonville, SC; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, and friends. Also surviving are Lucy Aught, Kimberly Johnson, and Rex L. Carter, Jr., who were not her biological children, but whom she loved like her own.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Laura Mae Kelley, Jene Lou Satterwhite, Elizabeth Williams, and Shirley Croft; and one brother, John Wesley Sullivan.
The funeral service will be held Sunday, January 14, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. at Piedmont Manor Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenville Memorial Gardens.
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