Maida Sullivan

Maida Emma Sullivan

October 11, 1944 - May 17, 2021
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Maida Emma Sullivan, 76, of Pine Bluff, passed away Monday, May 17, 2021. She was born October 11, 1944 in Paragould to the late Johnnie and Maudie Tidwell Kemmett.
Maida attended Concord High School in Concord, Arkansas, then worked at M.M. Cohen, Baldwin Electronics and Razorback Printing. She loved taking care of animals and helped with the Lonestar Equine Rescue Unit. Maida enjoyed coloring in coloring books, and making artificial flower arrangements and giving them to anyone who wanted one. She was a member of Green Meadows Baptist Church, where she loved to sing in the choir.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Jim Sullivan, whom she married May 15, 1964 in Little Rock; son, Darren Sullivan; sisters, Dorothy and Fonda; grandchildren, Jordan Scifres and Greg Sullivan; great grandchildren, Landree Kate Sullivan, Broox Sorey and Kendyll Scifres; niece, Kelly Rund; and nephew, Jamie Helms.
Maida was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Donald Lee Kemmett; other family, mother, Christine Helms; and brothers, Maurice Helms and Aubrey Helms.
Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel with Rev. Russell Jasper officiating. The service will be livestreamed for anyone unable to attend. Visitation will be 1:00 until funeral time Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to: Jefferson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 2233, Pine Bluff, AR 71613.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 22, 2021 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel
    1621 S. Cherry Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, May 22, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:00pm
    Fuller Hale-South Funeral Chapel
    1621 S. Cherry Street
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Russell Jasper


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Tina Shalmy

Posted at 07:22pm
Jim. Darren and family. We are so very sorry for your grief. Loved her so much and she was a great friend to me. Lots of great memories with her and Jim. Almost every weekend for years we spent together. Love you. John and Tina

Michelle sargent

Posted at 07:40pm
So very sorry for your loss Darren & family . Mrs Maida was a very special lady to me for many years . She never met a stranger and was always ready to talk your ear off . My prayers are with each of you now and the days to come . She will be missed .

Jeffrey V. Stewart Posted at 09:12pm

Too many memories to even attempt to write. I Love You “Ma Ma Maida” “Heaven awaits your heart, ..and flowers bloom in your name”

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