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Tracy Lynn Sullivan

December 28, 1964 — June 25, 2023

Gatesville

Tracy Lynn Sullivan

Tracy Lynn Sullivan, age 58 of Gatesville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 25, 2023.

 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 2023 at First Baptist Church, with Keith Steward officiating.  The family will receive visitors one hour prior to services at the church.  Private family interment will follow services at Restland Cemetery.

 

Tracy Lynn Sullivan was born on December 28, 1964 in Gatesville to Jerry Dale and LaRue Painter Sullivan.   They were and always remained a treasured part of Tracy’s life. She went to school in Gatesville from the 1st through the 12th grade, graduating from Gatesville High School in 1983. After graduation, she attended McLennan Community College and graduated from Baylor University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. As well as being a devoted “Gatesville Hornet”, she was proud to be a “Baylor Bear.”  After graduating from Baylor, she taught 2nd grade for fourteen years and one year of 1st grade for Killeen Independent School District.  She then taught 4th, 5th and 6th grade for fourteen years for Gatesville Independent School District.  She retired in 2018 after 28 years in education.

 

Tracy accepted Christ at the age of eleven, joining First Baptist Church of Gatesville.  She loved her church and never considered going anywhere else.  She served as Chairman of the First Baptist Church Academy for three years and taught Sunday School, where she made many good friendships to include Lera Lam and Linda Lam. 

 

She was preceded in death by those she loved dearly, her Grannie and Papa, Jim and Elsie Graves Painter; Nannie, Eudell Sullivan; aunt and uncle, Wayne and Nellie Sullivan.

 

Tracy is survived by her parents, Jerry and LaRue Sullivan; dear cousins, Brenda Liddicoat and husband, Rod, Melissa Blaisdell.  She is also survived by a cousin, Jimmy Glover and wife, Nancy and special friends, Bobby and Joan Harrington.

 

In lieu of flowers, Tracy requested that memorials be made to her church, First Baptist Church, 912 E. Main Street, Gatesville, TX 76528.

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