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Thomas Harrison Rabbit Sullens, 84
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Thomas Harrison “Rabbit” Sullens, 84, a McMinnville resident and Davidson County native, died Feb. 27 at his residence following an extended illness.
He was the son of the late, Walter Lee and Annie Frances Stembridge Sullens, owner of Bonner Street TV, lifetime member of the Warren County Rescue Squad, and member of East End Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by stepmother, Eliza Mitchell Sullens, brother and sister-in-law, Noel and Martha Sullens, and sister and brother-in-law Marjorie and Ivery Hodges.
Mr. Sullens was married Nov. 28, 1947 to Thelma Louise Cantrell Sullens, who survives. He is also survived by children and spouses, Wayne (Judy) Sullens, McMinnville; Joyce Watson, Cookeville; Frances (David) Taylor, Woodbury and Carl (Vonda) Sullens of Murfreesboro; seven grandchildren, Tresa (Jeff) Harrison, Rhonda (James) Greenwood, Christie (Eric) Fisk, Bradley Sullens, Bradford (Melanie) Watson, Chad Sullens and Krystal Sullens; nine great-grandchildren, Chelsea Pinkham, Jacob Fisk, Nicholas Fisk, Sarah Greenwood, Ashton Greenwood, Christian Harrison, Paige Greenwood, Caleb Fisk and Camden Watson; one great-great-grandson, Eli Pinkham; four step-grandchildren, Scottie Lockhart, Cory Lockhart, Trevor Lawson and Jenifer Lawson, five step-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday in High’s Chapel with Jim Boyd and Kevin Key to officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be at noon Sunday until time of service at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 2, 2014