STEPHENVILLE - Sue Nell “Momma Sue” Weatherby, 96, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2007, at Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dan Murray officiating. Burial will be at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at Lacy Funeral Home.

She was born on May 28, 1911, to the late Ed and Sudie (Massey) Melton in Blooming Grove. She married Hurshel H. “Red” Weatherby on June 28, 1930, in Blooming Grove. He preceded her in death in 1974. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Barbara Weatherby of Stephenville, and H. R. “Butch” and Barbara Jean Weatherby of Cotter, Ark.; daughter, Betty Sue Pritchard of Granbury; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sons, James H. “Jim” Weatherby in 2002 and Charles M. Weatherby in 1998.

Memorials may be made to Life Vision at First Baptist Church, 334 W. Green, Stephenville, TX 76401.

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Published Nov. 8, 2007

Stephenville Empire-Tribune