Northeast MS obituary

Effie Berlean Sullins, 89

January 22, 1932 - November 16, 2020

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Okolona – Mrs. Effie Berlean Sullins, age 89, received the promise of her Lord and Savior on Monday, November 16, 2020 from Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home after a long fruitful life.  She was born January 22, 1932 in Amory, Mississippi, to Earl Westmoreland and Carrie Bishop Westmoreland.  She worked many years as a nurse employed by Dr. Shoemaker in Okolona and later for Dr. Smith before retiring.  She was a loving mother, sister, and grandmother.  She enjoyed working and gardening.

A celebration of life service will be at 11 AM Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 in the Okolona Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Jody Brock officiating.  A graveside service will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery of Okolona.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 PM – 7 PM and Wednesday from 10 AM to service time.  Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to or posted at

Survivors include her three sons, Randy Parker and Dwight Parker and his wife, Peggi, all of Okolona, , Ronnie Parker and his wife, Joyce of New Albany; one brother, Raymond Westmoreland and his wife, Lanell of Aberdeen; 4 grandchildren, Chris Parker, Jamison Parker, Michael Parker, and Penny Jarvis; 7 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her late husband, Harold Sullins; son, James Donnie Parker; two sisters, Lanell Beasley and Lola Ann Medley.

Pallbearers will be Chris Parker, Jamison Parker, Michael Parker, Jamie Eubanks, David Mize, and Donald Davis; Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Cullpepper and Jimmy Bailey.

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