Patricia Sue “Susie” Enloe, 82 of Emporia, Kansas, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. Graveside Services will be held on Friday, Feb. 12, at 10:30 a.m. at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home of Dimmitt.
Susie was born on Feb. 9, 1938 in Hereford, Texas, the daughter of Henry Moss and Hattie (Bagwell) Howell. She was a graduate of Dimmitt High School and went on to Texas Women’s University and received her Master’s Degree from Wichita in 1969 while living in Emporia. Susie was employed by the USD 253 in Emporia for 31 years, retiring in 1998.
She was a member of PEO in Emporia, Kansas Master Teacher in 1980, Kansas Counselor Association Hall of Fame Award winner for 1998 and was active in the American School Counselor Association for many years. Some will remember her as Susie Samuelson or Susie Bonds. Susie was an excellent cook, had a great care for animals, enjoyed gardening, reading books and having a nice long chat with family and friends.
Susie married Jerrell Enloe on Feb. 14, 1998 in Castro County, Texas. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 2002.
Survivors include three children, Steven "Steve" (Becky) Samuelson of Emporia, Samuel “Sam” (Windy) Samuelson of Burlington, Kansas, and Sherri Curtis of Richland Hills, Texas; six grandchildren, her greatgrandchildren; her two sisters Gayle Stovall and Linda Bethea; and her four brothers, John Howell, Jimmie Howell, Jack Howell and Oran Howell
Ṡhe was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Karen Ahlerich; and two brothers, Charles Henry Howell and Herb Howell.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Emporia Friends of the Zoo, PO Box 2011, Emporia, KS, 66801.
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