2011-03-03 / Obituaries


Enoch Hugh Sullivan, 79, of St. Stephens died Feb. 23, 2011 in a Mobile area hospital.

He was born Sept. 18, 1931. He was a native and life-long resident of St. Stephens. He was a member of Bolentown Pentacostal Church. He was a member of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame, Bean Blossom, Indiana; a member of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame, Lexington, Kentucky; a member of the Alabama Country Music Hall of Fame; a member of the Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame, Iowa; a recipient of the Heritage Award of the Arts Council of Alabama; a member of the RFD Highlanders Show.

The Sullivan Family, Enoch and Margie Sullivan were honored by the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City, the Mobile Country Music Association and had records inducted into the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. He was a member of many other associations and recipient of numerous other awards and honors. He also conducted the Annual Bluegrass Gospel Festival in St. Stephens. He was a selfemployed minister.

Survivors include his wife, Margie L. Brewster Sullivan, St. Stephens; one son, Hugh (Nelda) Sullivan, St. Stephens; three daughters, Sharon (Richard) Tew, St. Stephens, Deborah (Mark) Warren, St. Stepehens, Lesa (Allen) Bailey, Wagarville; one brother, Rev. A. Glenn Sullivan, St. Stephens; five sisters, Jewel Sullivan, St. Stephens, Norma Del a Garca, Jackson, Sherry Norton, Lissie, Texas, Wanda Lepard, Carthage, Miss., Cathy Massey, Wagarville; 13 grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Clyde Dewayne Sullivan, one brother, Emmett A. Sullivan and one sister, Joyce Coker.

The service was Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. at Clearwater Assembly of God Church in Wagarville with Revs. Jimmy Butts, Tony Carson and Marlin Orsenaux officiating. Burial was in the Clearwater Assembly of God Church Cemetery.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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