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Rita Carol Brookman Sullivan, age 57, of Rodburn Hollow Road, Morehead, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018, at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead.
Born October 27, 1960, in Pulaski, Virginia, Rita is the daughter of Freeda Nicewander Brookman of Bethlehem, North Carolina, and the late Donald Lee Brookman. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rob Sullivan.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by one son, John Scooter Christy; one granddaughter, Layla Mae Christy, both of Morehead; two brothers, Donald Brookman, Jr. of Bethlehem, North Carolina, and Timothy Brookman of Huntington Beach, California; two sisters, Tami Holston of Taylorsville, North Carolina, and Teresa Coley of Hickory, North Carolina; several nieces and nephew; and many friends.
Rita worked at the Downtown BP and was a former employee of the Rowan County Detention Center. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Apostolic Faith in Clearfield. Rita loved serving the Lord and enjoyed vacationing at the beach and spending time with her son and granddaughter.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Brother Daniel Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead.
View memorial tribute or sign guestbook at www.northcuttandson.com
Published on February 19, 2018
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