Jimmy Sullivan

August 26, 1936 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 84)

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Jimmy Sullivan, 84, of Amarillo, died Saturday, September 26, 2020. Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday at Memory Gardens Cemetery with Chaplain Jeff Messer officiating. Jimmy was born August 26, 1936 in Clarendon, Texas to Tom and Dawsie Sullivan. He moved to Amarillo from Clarendon in 1962. He married Betty Venable on May 26, 1985 in Amarillo, and worked for the Texas Highway Dept. for over 20 years. In his spare time, Jimmy camped and fished. He enjoyed travelling in his RV, and watching football. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Vandy Bramblett; a brother, W.T. Sullivan; and four sisters, Pauline Brazil, Dee Mayo, Jane Mosch, and Helen Sullivan. Survivors include his wife, Betty Sullivan; a son, Mark Sullivan of Amarillo; two brothers, Joe Sullivan and wife Barbara of Amarillo, and Jack Sullivan and wife Marilyn of New York; seven grandchildren, Charlie Sullivan and wife Tisha, Gary Sullivan, Shawnta Sullivan, Brandy Sullivan, and Derek Bramblett and wife Jessica all of Amarillo, Tim Sullivan and wife Karen of Clovis, NM, and Zachary Campbell; and 17 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association at

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Graveside Service
September 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Memory Gardens Cemetery
14200 I-27
Amarillo, TX 79119


Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl. 17, Chicago IL 60601

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