Sue "Soupy" Fanning
January 25, 1931 - September 9, 2018
Graveside Services for Sue "Soupy" Fanning, 87, a long-time Hereford resident will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at West Park Cemetery with family and friends officiating. A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. at the Lamar Room of Kings Manor. Services are under the personal supervision of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Mrs. Fanning passed away, Sunday, September 09, 2018, in Hereford. Family will be receiving friends, September 11, 2018, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Parkside Chapel.
Martha Sue Ruark was born on January 25, 1931, in Foster, Texas to Frank Henry Dallas and Eva Edna Marie (McFall) Ruark. She attended Wellman Schools and met and later married Lewis Fanning in Roswell, New Mexico on October 28, 1950. They moved to Hereford in 1966 from Lubbock. Sue had worked at Bernina Sewing Center and ran a child care center, where she raised about half of the school teacherís kids. She loved to go camping, bake layer cakes, and was known for Spanish rice. She was an excellent cook. Sue also had a great passion for church hymns, and her favorite time of the year was Christmas.
Sue is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a step-grandson, Randy Gerald Wood, Jr.; a brother, Jack Ruark; and two sisters, Ava Gay Dill and Billie Joyce Peak.
She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda Wood and husband Randy of Lubbock; a son, David Fanning of Hereford; a brother, Dee Ruark of Aiken, South Carolina; a sister, Patsy Pardo of Lubbock; and a grandson, Andrew Wood of Lubbock.
The family suggest memorials in Mrs. Fanningís name to be made to Kings Manor Benevolence Fund 400 Ranger, Hereford, Texas.
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