Mary Margaret Sullivan, March 24, 1942 — May 7, 2013, of Columbia

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | 5:52 p.m. CDT; updated 10:07 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Mary Margaret Sullivan, 71, of Columbia, MO, passed away May 7, 2013.

She was born March 24, 1942, to the late Margaret (Foxall) and Leslie Robinson.

Mary Margaret is survived by her children, Chris Sullivan (Cassie) of Monroe City, MO, Angie Sullivan of Columbia, MO, Lisa Thornton (Kevin) of Sturgeon, MO, and Denise Barnes (Michael) of Jefferson City, MO; her sister, Janice Mix of Macomb, IL; grandchildren: Nick Sullivan (Laila), Tiffany Boyd (Aaron), Claira Sullivan, Emily Sullivan, Amanda Hale (Mike), Heather Jones (Adam), Jacquie Melloway (David), Adrian Campbell (Glen), Jake E. Lee, Jesse Fudge, Brian Twenter (Samantha), Kathleen Twenter, Megan Barnes and great-grandchildren: Addyson, Reid, Cal, Madyson, Izabella, Jackson, Tracy, Hudson and Cooper.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mary Margaret will be remembered with love as “Granny.” She loved family get-togethers at her house, traveling and gardening. Her time was spent as a caring mother and volunteer at both the hospital and church.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7  p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013, at Memorial Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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