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Jean Jeans Harvell Sullivan
Aug 12,1927---Mar 01,2017
 
Jean Jeans Harvell Sullivan, 89, died March 1, 2017, with family by her side.
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Lois Jean Meyer was born to Dan Meyer and Alice Heidbrier on August 12th, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended Southwest High School and graduated from Washington University. She was married in 1950 to James W. Jeans of St. Louis; they had five children. In 1989 she married Ev Harvell and in 1997 married  Dr. Henry Sullivan.
 
Jean was a third-grade teacher before she became a stay-at-home mom. Her most unique accomplishment was owner, operator, and Director of Camp Roundelay, where she influenced the lives of 200 girls with her ability to organize a fun and spontaneous environment.  At 50, she earned a Master’s Degree in Education and became librarian with the Shawnee Mission School District for 16 years.  As a member of Village Church she was an active volunteer at the Village Pantry and was also a member of Delta Gamma Sorority.
 
Jean will best be remembered for her love of life.  She is survived by five children, Elizabeth Jeans, James W. Jeans, Rebecca Jeans Reece, Jennifer Jeans Little, and Jonathan Bradley Jeans.  Her seven grandchildren complete her family: Zachary Reece, Tyler Reece, Buddy Jeans, Katherine Little, Daniel Little, Abby Jeans, and Jon Emmett Jeans. 
 
 
Jean’s Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 1st, 2016. Time and location to be announced. 
 
The family requests donations be made to:
Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired
3101 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
www.ccvi.org 
 
 

 

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Susan Meyer Mar 07 ,2017

Niece and Goddaughter ,Forestell ,Missouri

To my cousins, my sympathies. I hope that your faith will bring you and your families the comfort and peace you seek at this difficult time. Aunt Jean was a wonderful aunt and godmother. She always exuded peace and happiness when greeting her. As I got to know her over the last few years I would say wisdom was also one of her many attributes. God's Peace, Susan

Dan Meyer Mar 08 ,2017

Nephew ,Dallas ,Texas

Aunt Jean was such a great person. She was always fun to be around and brought joy with her wherever she went. She was very kind to me and all of her family. She will be missed by all who knew her. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of our family who loved her.

Vicki and Sam May Mar 08 ,2017

Nephew ,Georgetown ,Texas

Jeannie was something special and we'll always be grateful that she was in our lives. She was always the belle of the ball and made everyone in the room smile with her infectious smile.