Wilford C. Sullinger, 71, of Pocahontas, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas. Born Jan, 22, 1940, in Dalton, he was the son of the late Lee Ora and Lorrell Rice Sullinger and was a longtime area resident.
Mr. Sullinger enjoyed hunting, playing solitaire, NASCAR and watching Fox news. He was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Attica.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Mrs. Dawn Bakken Sullinger of the home; one son, Billy Sullinger and wife Melinda of Attica; one daughter, Sandy Tribble and husband Ricky of Little Rock; two brothers, Ronald Sullinger and wife Annette of Conway and Larry Sullinger and wife Gaylene of Pocahontas; one sister, Peggy Hogue of Bay; two brother-in-laws, Bruce Brakken and wife Shelia of Little Rock, and Richard Miller and wife Rose Mary of Sun City, Ariz.; and one sister-in-law: Bonnie Shumate of Rockford, Ill. He also leaves four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Attica, Arkansas. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery in Attica under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila. The family will receive visitors Friday evening from 6 until 8:00 at the church.