Susie  Ann  Hunter   Lemons

Obituary

Would  have  been Class  of   1955

 

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Susie Ann Hunter Lemons, 61, a resident of the Leavenworth area for
the past 40 years, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 5, 1997, at Central
Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.

She was born June 15, 1936, to John and Opal (Owens) Hunter in
Paris, Tenn., where she grew up and attended school. Following
graduation from McKenzie High School, she attended the University
of Tennessee School of Nursing and while there, played tennis,
winning second place in the state tournament two years in a row.

She joined the U.S. Air Force where she met Derril Lemons, and on
April 2, 1956, they were married. They moved to Seattle for a short
time, and following her honorable discharge in August of 1957, they
moved to Leavenworth.

Mrs. Lemons worked for Tree Top for several years and was a member
of the Teamsters Union Local No. 760 and served as a shop steward.
She was an avid reader, enjoying many types of books. Susie was
also a former member of the Southern Baptist Church while living in
Tennessee.

Survivors include her husband, Derril; four sons, Ron and wife
Christina of Cashmere, Andrew and wife Lucinda, Michael and wife
Marina, and Pat, all of Leavenworth; a sister, Lucille Kline of
Paris, Tenn.; a brother, William Hunter of Jackson, Tenn.; five
grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death
by an infant son, Jerry, two brothers, one sister and her parents.

Ward's Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be
in Mountain View Cemetery, Leavenworth. Washington.

 

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Obituary added by  Freddie  Lee  Webb ('66).

Added  to  the  Grove  Site ~ March 16, 2015

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