OBITUARY: Jane Davidson Sullivan


Mrs. Jane Davidson Sullivan of Burns, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022, she was 98 years old.

Born in Dickson County she was the daughter of the late Alex and Arizona Hudgins Davidson and was preceded in death by her husband, Orvil Buell Sullivan, Sr.; her son, Orvil Buell Sullivan, Jr.; her brothers, Kenneth and Clifford Davidson; her sisters, Hazel Lampley and Genearl Luther.

Jane was a homemaker and had worked as a seamstress. Janes was a remarkable woman who cared for her family and community. We were blessed to have had her for nearly 99 years. We want to thank the staff of NHC assisted living and skilled care for the care they provided.

Survivors include her children, Jan Bushing (Stuart) of Nashville, TN, Paul Sullivan (Connie) of Burns, TN; son-in-law, Claude Carter of Kentucky; sister, Lillie Mangrum (Benny) of Burns, TN; 4 grandchildren, Emily Woods (David) of Georgia, Scott Bushing (Sarah) of San Diego, CA, Heather Langford (Ryan) of Burns, TN, Chandler Sullivan (Sydney) of Burns, TN; 6 great-grandchildren, Renly Langford, Maverick Sullivan, Alexander Bushing, Nicole, Alisha and Louis Woods; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 1 PM from the Chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Troy Mangrum and Richard Mangrum officiating. Place of rest will be in the Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, November 29th from 11 AM until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brown’s Chapel Church of Christ.


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