Margaret Brooker Sullivan, 95, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in Madison.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2011, in the Pinetta Baptist Church with interment at Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Pinetta. Donations may be made to Pinetta Baptist Church Building Fund.
She was a homemaker and had lived in Homestead most of her life before moving to Pinetta in 1993. She was very active in many civic organizations in Homestead including being past president and lifetime member of the Homestead Women’s Club where she was voted “Woman of the Year” twice. Charter member of Homestead Community Concert Association, lifetime member of Beta Zigma Phi, Board member of Homestead Public Library, President of the P.T.A. of Neva King Cooper Elementary School, Den mother for the Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. She was a hand model and bathing suit model and in 1934 she was voted “Miami Beach Beauty Queen”. She was a member of Madison Woman’s Club and Madison Garden Club. She loved to cook and catered many events, and was a master bridge player. She was a member of Pinetta Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Ovid Homer Sullivan, who died in 2003; a brother, Thomas Potter Brooker, Jr.; a sister, Marjorie Brooker Ring; and a granddaughter, Julie Sullivan Griffin.
She is survived by her son, Walter “Butch” Ovid Sullivan (Callie) of Sandersville, Ga.; her daughter, Inda Tinney (B.J) of Pinetta; her sister, Marjorie Brooker Ring; two grandchildren, Tamara Tinney Copeland (Scott) of Dahlonega, Ga.; Kayla Tinney Robbins (Rory) of Tallahassee; and six great-grandchildren.