Micheline L. (Bezault) Sullivan

August 21, 1923 ~ June 22, 2020 (age 96)


Micheline Sullivan, 96, of Herrin, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020, at Shawnee Senior Living in Herrin.

*Phase 4 Restore allows 50 attendees, using social distancing guidelines. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 29, 2020, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Jay Wilkins officiating. Private interment will be held at Mounds National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Micheline was born August 21, 1923, in France, to Léon and Julie (Piètrois) Bezault. She married Lee Roy Sullivan on March 16, 1946, in Paris, France. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1998.

She is survived by her children, Claudine Head of Herrin, Phillip Sullivan Sr. of Mayfield, Kentucky, Kathleen Sullivan (Ernest) of Bamberg, South Carolina, and Patrick (Robbi) Sullivan of Clinton, Kentucky; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 1 great great-grandchild.

Micheline was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, and grandson.  

She worked as a private secretary in France. Micheline, along with her husband, owned Sullivan General Store in East Prairie, Missouri.



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June 29, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918

Funeral Service
June 29, 2020

10:30 AM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918

Private Committal


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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