Source: The obituary is from a collection of newspaper (paper names not recorded) obituaries saved, by Fauniel Hershberger, during the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana. The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.
Gessie, Ind.--- Mrs. Florence Ethel Sullivan, 77, of Gessie, died Friday (Aug. 20, 1965) at home of daughter, Mrs. Deloris LaFoe of Crawfordsville. She had lived with the daughter a month. She was born March 13, 1893, near a Old Liberty, Ill., the daughter of Edward and Mary Keister Collom. She was married to Perry Thomas Sullivan in 1921. He survives along with a son, Gerald of Danville, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Marietta Brewer of Perrysville Route 1 and Mrs. LaFoe; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren: one great-granddaughter; three brothers, Andy of Georgetown, Ill., Edward of Eugene, and Sam of California; two sisters, Mrs. Elva Abbott and Mrs. Effie Priest, both of Danville. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. Mrs. Sullivan had been seriously ill for a year and ill for several years. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Bodine & Shelby Funeral Home. The Rev. Colon Park will officiate, with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 o'clock tonight and Sunday afternoon and evening.