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Beulah Frances (Rippy) Sullivan

August 1, 1937 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 81)

Beulah Frances Rippy Sullivan, 81, of Adolphus, KY passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green.  The Adolphus, KY native was a homemaker, retired employee of General Electric and member of Maple Grove General Baptist Church for 43 years and past President of the Ladies' Fellowship.  She was a daughter of the late Noah Matthew Rippy, Sr. and Lucy Frances Brown Rippy. 


She is survived by her husband of 65 years:  William Bryan "Paul" Sullivan, Adolphus, KY; 

5 sons:  Alan Sullivan and wife, Laurie, Adolphus, KY; Mark Sullivan and wife, Angela; Rev. Kenny Sullivan and wife, Michelle and Rev. Gary Sullivan and wife, Gina, all of Scottsville, KY; Doug Sullivan and wife, Kristi, Oak Ridge, NC:

1 daughter:  Pam Williams and husband, Robbie, Scottsville, KY; 

2 brothers:  Noah Rippy, Jr. and wife, Alma, Scottsville, KY and Jarvis Rippy and wife, Carolyn, Adolphus, KY; 

4 sisters:  Gracie Hesson, Betty Harper and husband, Randall and Diana Isabel, All of Adolphus, KY and Mary Oakes, Scottsville, KY; 

19 grandchildren:  Josh Sullivan (Monica), Stephanie Whitten (Kyle), Lucas Sullivan (April), Lauren Sullivan (Rodney Vongkhamchanks), Kolby Sullivan, Chelsea Sullivan, Brandon Sullivan, Megan Walden (Joseph), David Delk (Stephanie), Angel Webb (Aaron), Joy Dale Williams, Faith Anna Williams, Nikki Williams, Kyle Sullivan, Blake Sullivan, Ray'chiel McLean (Mike), Steven Pedigo (Crystal), Stacy Pedigo and Chris Williams, (Holly).

31 great grandchildren and 2 special grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by a daughter:  Brenda Carol Sullivan; a son:  Steven Bryan Sullivan; 1 brother:  James Rippy and 3 sisters:  Lois Roark, Mae Allen and Elizabeth Calvert. 


Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Maple Grove General Baptist Church with Bro. Lawrence Gilliam, Bro. Bobby Calvert and Bro. Johnathan Marsh officiating and burial in the Maple Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Sunday at Goad Funeral Home.  The body will be taken to Maple Grove General Baptist Church for visitation at 1:00 p.m. until funeral time.  Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Maple Grove Cemetery Fund or The Gideons.  Donations may be made at Goad Funeral Home. 


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