Sue “Sue Sue” Vowell White

Sue “Sue Sue” Vowell White, 86, of Greenwood died Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home. Visitation was at 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Interment followed at Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville. Mark Shiers and John Pigg officiated the services.

She was born March 17, 1931 to John Naldo Williams and Ruby Velma Gardner Williams. She was a member of West President Church of Christ where she served as secretary for many years. She also worked as a teacher’s aide for Leflore County Schools and Greenwood Public Schools.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, A. J. Vowell and Cyrus White; her sister, Sally Lou Welch; and a step-son, Harold White.

She is survived by her son, Barney A. Vowell of Denver, Colo.; three daughters, Joyce Acy, and husband Jerry of Madison, Carol Reaves and husband Windie of Greenwood, and Jaymee Vowell of Atlanta, Ga.; step-son, Cyrus White, Jr. of Bay Minette, Ala.; step-daughter, Patricia Watkins of Itta Bena; eight grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.


Pallbearers will be Gareth Acy, Jared Acy, Trevor Acy, Winn David Reaves, Glen Grossman, and Glenn Kimble.

Memorials may be made to Sunny Brooke Children’s Home or a charity of choice.

Wilson and Knight Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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