Sybil Wilson Sulephen, 80, of El Dorado, formerly of Monticello, passed away on January 16, 2018 at Arkansas Hospice St. Vincent’s in Little Rock.
She was born on June 25, 1937 to the late John (Bud) and Vera Rhodes Waites.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Wilson, and later, Harold Bo Sulephen; a brother, John A. Waites; a sister, Rachael White; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Gary Shackleford; and grandsons, Caleb Carroll and Michael Wilson.
Mrs. Sulephen lived in El Dorado for the past 40 years, retiring from Hudson Nursing home where she worked as a LPN for many years. She was a born again Christian and a member of College Avenue Church of Christ. After retiring from nursing she raised two grandsons, Shelby and Lane Shackleford that she loved dearly.
She leaves behind one sister, Tommie Wilson of Monticello; three sons, Billy Wilson and wife Cathy from Pine Bluff, Tim Wilson and wife Kay and Johnny Wilson and wife Cheryl all from El Dorado. She was blessed with 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 19, at 3:30 p.m. at the Wilson Family Cemetery in the New Hope community. Family and friends visitation will be held at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home on Friday from noon until 2:30 p.m., prior to the service.