Susan Lynn Pulliam, 63, Iola, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at the Life Care Center in Burlington.
She was born Oct. 7, 1949, in Emporia, the daughter of William E. and Mildred A. (Fletcher) Dornes.
She grew up in Gridley and graduated from Gridley High School. She then moved to Iola where she was employed at Thompson Poultry, 1968-75 and Midland Brake, 1975-96.
She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Chenoweth and husband Luke, Iola; two grandchildren, Carla and Gavin Mitchner; a brother, Roy “Bus” Dornes and wife Cheryl, Gridley; and two sisters, Deborah McBride, Salina, and Linda Dornes and Jimmy Cox, Jayess, Miss.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home, Burlington. Burial followed in Gridley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home. A memorial service will be in Iola at a future date.
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