Joyce M. Sullivan


Joyce M. Sullivan, 91, of Washington, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
Joyce was born May 8, 1927, the daughter of the late John C. Cleveland and Myrtle (Canary) Cleveland.
Joyce was a 1944 graduate of Washington High School and was a member of First Baptist Church. Joyce was employed with B&O railroad for 27 years then with Westfield Insurance Co. in Jeffersonville. She then worked as a realtor for two years before retiring from NWSC Crane in 1989. Joyce enjoyed dancing and spending time with her family.
Joyce is preceded in death by her husband, John L. Sullivan, whom she was wed to on April 15, 1956; and sister-in-law Mary Margret Sullivan.
Survivors include a son, Keith Sullivan of New Albany; two grandchildren, Jessi Omer (Brian) and Alex Nicholson; and a great-grandson, Chase Reed.
There will be a service Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at noon in Gill Funeral Chapel, 308 E. Walnut St., Washington, IN 47501, with Pastor Tim Baxter officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., also in Gill Funeral Chapel. Burial will take place in St. John's Cemetery. You may leave an online condolence at
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Published on February 6, 2019
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