Sue was born near Knightstown, IN on December 9, 1934 to Cornelius and Gladys (Gillespie) Howard. She attended schools at Central, Knightstown, Lewisville, and Morristown before transferring to Charlottesville, where she met Joe, and they both graduated in 1952. She worked at the Federal Reserve Bank while attending Cincinnati Christian University. She also worked at Chrysler and Gas America. She taught Kindergarten at the Wilkinson Church of Christ. She loved flowers, reading, and traveling to all 50 states.
Survivors are husband, Joe, of 68 years; son, Mark (Karen) Reeves; daughter, Sandra (Rich) Hall; grandchildren, Jon, Brittany, Andrew, Jamie, Justin, and Laura. Also, 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great- grandchildren; and brother, Arlie Manuel Howard.
Preceding her in death were her parents; sisters, Joyce Petry and Willa Carender; and brothers, Clifton, Archie, Bill, and Arnold.
She was a member of Center Christian Church. Per her request to depart this life quietly, there will be no visitation or funeral. Burial at McCray Cemetery. To leave a memory or an online condolence, please visit www.condoandstpierre.com.