Mrs. Willola Vick Sullivant, 79, of Pope, MS, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Grenada Health and Rehabilitation Center in Grenada, MS.
She was born in Pope, MS on November 24, 1938 to Lois Monteith and Samuel Bruce Vick. She was a graduate of MS University for Women and University of Memphis, where she received her Master’s Degree. Mrs. Sullivant lived in Memphis for most of her life , where she taught school for many years. Later she and her husband moved to Pope, where they enjoyed retirement. Her favorite hobby was growing irises and especially enjoyed going to iris shows.
Mrs. Sullivant is survived by her loving family, which includes her husband of 58 years, Robert Sullivant, Sr. of Pope, MS; one son, Robert Sullivant, Jr. of Memphis, TJ; one sister, Jane Nicholas of Texas. She is preceeded in death by her parents, The Late Lois Monteith and Samuel Bruce Vick; one sister and three brothers. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018, in the chapel of Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville, MS, followed by interment in Forrest Memorial Cemetery in Batesville, MS. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018, from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home. Dickins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.