Susie Matthews Stutts, age 100, of Pleasanton, Texas was called to join Our Lord on February 28, 2015 in Pleasanton.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Sharon Stutts of Pleasanton; grandchildren Kacee Gonzales (Chris) of Richmond, Texas, Drew Stutts of Houston, Texas, Zannah Stout (Matt) of Richmond, Texas, Lewis Ward (Paula) of Carrollton, Texas, Hugh Ward of Colony, Texas and Sue Ellen Lowe (Mac) of St. Petersburg, Florida. Great grandchildren Georgia and Brody Gonzales; Kyle Stout; Caryn and Tom Ward; Hannah and Meredith Ward; Calvin, Sarah and Alicia Lowe and numerous nieces and nephews also survive her.

She was preceded in death by her parents C.W. and Clara Matthews; husband Durward Stutts; daughter Carolyn Sue Ward; son Kenneth Stutts; brothers Raymond Matthews and Thomas Matthews; and sisters Mae Mitchell, Hazel Morrison, and Ruth Ellis.

Susie was born in Luling, Texas and graduated from Luling High School and Alamo Beauty College and became a beautician. She and Durward Stutts’ marriage of 70 years was full of faith, family, friends and travel. They were active members of the First Baptist Churches of Kingsville for 31 years, Kingsland for 25 years, and Pleasanton for 10 years. They had a very well traveled life moving many times while Durward was working in the drilling department for Humble Oil Company. After they retired, they bought an Airstream trailer to travel the United States and Canada. They also enjoyed visiting Hawaii and several places in Europe where Durward was stationed during WWII. Susie was an avid reader and domino player and used to enjoy square dancing and ballroom dancing.

Visitation will be held March 11 from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Hurley Funeral Home. The memorial service will be March 12 at 10 a.m.. at the Hurley Funeral Home with the internment at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

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