MATTHEWS - Michael Sullivan, 51, died Aug. 10, 2005, at his home.
Born Sept. 8, 1953, in Sikeston, son of Judith Schurenburg of Matthews and the late Odell Sullivan, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had worked as an equipment operator for Nova Brik MidAmerica for 15 years.
On Sept. 29, 1979, he married Shelby Burton Eftink who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include: one son, Kenny Eftink of Sikeston; one brother, Dwayne Sullivan of Matthews; two sisters, Connie Robertson of Neosho and Linda Lynn of Matthews; and three grandchildren, Whitney Eftink of Sikeston and Preston Eckert and Ridge Noel of Neelyville.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Cecil Adams, retired Baptist minister, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Matthews Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Herbert Lathum, James Lathum, Tim Jordan, Jim Taylor, Ricky Blankenship, Dale Sanders, Larry Childers and Troy Holland.
Honorary pallbearers will be: John Dodge, John Underwood and Sid Schuerenburg.