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Patty Sullivan

July 15, 1957 — April 12, 2023


Patty Marie Larkins Sullivan passed from this life to her heavenly home on April 12, 2023 peacefully in her home in Nunnelly, Tennessee.

Patty is preceded in death by her husband Donald Sullivan and two children Buford “Hunk” Tidwell and Larry Tidwell and her beloved companion and pet, Buster.  Also preceding her in death was her father Pat Larkins and mother Mary Dotson.  She is survived by her sisters Mamie Bunn (Barry Dennis) of Nunnelly, Sarah (William) Fennell of Dickson, and Judith Tenore (Bob Anthony) of Nashville, her step-daughters Charlotte Sullivan and Michelle Sullivan, her beloved grandchildren Christopher Tidwell, Kayla Tidwell (Oakley), and Caitlen Case, several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews and her partner in crime and niece, Haley Bunn.

Patty was a special person.  She loved her flowers and puzzles.  Her rock collection was like no other, she got this from her mother!  Up until the death of her husband she had a horse named Lady Star which she fussed about having on a daily basis but simply adored.  Her passion was writing poems and songs and making pendants with a mustard seed.  Her favorite story from the Bible was that of the mustard seed and she always said “You have to have the faith of the mustard seed!”  She loved her grandchildren more than anything and her boys were her world.  We rejoice knowing she is with them in the arms of our Lord and Savior.

A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 6 p.m. at Keystone Apostolic Church in Centerville, Tennessee.  She will be cremated and her ashes will be kept with Donald, Hunk and Larry as per her wishes.

Nashville Cremation Center is honored to be entrusted with handling Ms. Sullivan's arrangements. Please visit her tribute page to leave a thoughtful note for the family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Keystone Apostolic Church (Centerville, Tennessee)


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