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Irene Sullivan

September 28, 1923 — September 15, 2020

Irene Sullivan, 96, beloved Mother, Grandmother, was called to her eternal resting place on September 15, 2020. She entered this world on September 28, 1923, in Farris, Oklahoma, born to George H. and Amanda L. Palmer Layne.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 21, 2020, in the Sunset Baptist Church with Pastor Matt Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Resthaven Memorial Park cemetery under the care of Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City. Visitation will be Sunday, September 20, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Grace Memorial Chapel.

Irene married the love of her life on November 8, 1945, in Ada, Oklahoma, and they moved to Ponca City in October 1956. She was a longtime member of Sunset Baptist Church. She worked for the Ponca City Police Dept as Court Clerk for 17 years retiring in 1986. Irene enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and working in her yard until she was 96 years of age.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her daughter Regena Lewis and husband Robert of Ponca City, OK, Son; Dean Sullivan and wife Cynthia of Colorado Springs, CO Five grandchildren; John Sullivan and wife Michelle, Jeremy Sullivan and wife Kellie, Amy Modin and husband Darren, Billy Struble and wife Hyunju, and Teara Lewis. Great grandchildren; Brandon Arnold and wife Erinn, Amanda Sullivan, Isabel Sullivan, Hannah Sullivan, Haydon Sullivan, Hadley Sullivan, Hope Sullivan, Fade Foreman and Liyah Struble. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Irene was preceded in death by her Parents, husband Gene of 63 years, four brothers and 3 sisters.

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

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Monday, September 21, 2020

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