Melissa Ann Grooms Sullivan
Born in San Antonio, Texas on Feb. 8, 1955
Departed on Apr. 8, 2006 and resided in Austin, TX.
Funeral Service: Wednesday Apr. 12, 2006
Melissa Ann Grooms Sullivan died early Saturday, April 8, 2006 at her Austin home. Born February 8, 1955 in San Antonio, she resided in Austin since 1973 when she entered the University of Texas.
Preceded in death by her father J. William Grooms in May of 2005, she is survived by her loving husband of eighteen years Michael P. Sullivan of Austin, her mother Emily T. Grooms, brother Matthew W. Grooms and wife, Julia, of San Antonio; also sister-in-law, Elizabeth Sullivan, of Austin, brother-in-law Robert L. Sullivan and wife, Erin, of Tujunga, California, brother-in-law Patrick E. Sullivan and wife, Susan, of Wilmington, North Carolina. She is also survived by her uncle Daniel J. Thompson and wife, Elizabeth; aunt Sandra Thompson Nattinger, nieces, nephews and cousins.
An avid quilt artist, Melissa graced the lives of others with her inspiration and friendship. Her life was devoted to bringing joy through art, fabric, color and love. She will be remembered fondly by all who knew her.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at Weed-Corley-Fish Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, her husband Michael suggests that donations be made to Melissa's favorite charities, The Society of St. Andrew (P.O. Box 59348, Dallas, TX 75229, www.endhunger.org
) or The Way to Happiness Foundation (10915 Deliban, Tujunga, CA 91205, www.twthoc.org
Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home
3125 N. Lamar Austin, TX US 78705
Funeral Service to be held on
Wednesday Apr. 12, 2006