Herbert “June” Robert Sullen entered eternal rest on Monday, March 21, 2022, at the age of 83. He was a native of New Orleans, LA (Lower Coast Algiers) and a resident of Jefferson, LA. Herbert served his country in the United States Air Force and was a retired federal employee from the Veterans Administration Hospital. June, as he was known to family and friends, was a devoted Christian, and lifetime member of Second Baptist Church of Lower Coast Algiers. Loving, doting, and caring husband of 47 years to Marilyn Odin Sullen. Devoted father of Charles Chester Sullen and Dezanne Raynell Sullen Smith. Son of the late Mr. Herbert Sullen and Mrs. Rebecca Lewis Sullen. Affectionately called “Big Brother “or “My Brother” to his loving siblings Kermit Sullen, Beverly Sullen Manuel, Enola Sullen Rose, Schelander Sullen Phoenix, Gail Sullen Langford, Bernadette Sullen Johnson, Condell Lester Sullen, Sr., and the late Chester Sullen. Nephew of Mrs. Evelyn L. Waters and Mr. Robert Lewis, Jr. Great nephew of Mrs. Gloria Cornin. Admired brother-in-law of John P. Linnes, Beverly Sullen, Eddie Rose, Willie Langford, Mercelyn Sullen and the late Frank Phoenix. Longtime friend of Lilton Brown (his sports buddy), Lorraine D. Sullen (the late Warren, Sr.), and Calvin and Alethea Johnson. Former husband of the late Alice Henry Porter. Herbert is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and a host of godchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. The family would like to thank all the caring staff of Our Lady of Wisdom Heath Care Center, especially Ms. Kathleen Roberson and Mr. Charles A. Rose, for their spirit filled, loving and compassionate care of our loved one. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Second Baptist Church, Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, St. Paul Baptist Church, Asbury/St. Matthew United Methodist Church and Ministries, the former St. Paul AME Church, and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Funeral Service at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, 1738 L. B. Landry Ave., New Orleans, LA on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 10:00a.m. Pastor Norman Francis, host pastor; Rev. Dean Robinson, officiating Viewing will be held from 8:30a.m.-9:45a.m. ONLY at the above named church. Interment: Carrolton/Green Street Cemetery-New Orleans, LA Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com
Due to Covid-19 Pandemic attendance will be limited. It is mandatory everyone attending wear a face mask or some type of face covering.