M. Sue Brown
Published: January 4, 2013
M. Sue Quimby Waller Strain Brown born in south Arkansas at Warren March 16, 1931, and went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, January 2, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her parents Claude Mack and Ouita Bird Quimby, and her husbands, Elzie R "Jack" Waller, Hershel L. Strain, and J.L. "Sonny" Brown and her sister Lois Anne Quimby Walker. She is survived by her loving children Tom Waller and his wife Deborah of Jacksonville, AR Mike Waller and his wife Tammy of Metropolis, Ill, and a daughter, Amanda Waller Tharp Nichols of Sherwood, Six Grandchildren Steven Tharp, Jason Tharp, Christopher Tharp, (Juwan) Amy Waller Hutcherson, (Matt) Trichia Waller Robertson Brandon R. Waller, Eight great grandchildren, Leslie, Morgan, Walker, Jaylan, Courtney, Caleb, Ashton, and Kaitlyn. She is survived by a sister, Joy Quimby Stearns, one niece, Martha Anne Aday and one nephew Brandon Stearns.
After serving twenty seven and a half years, Sue retired from the Pulaski County government as supervisor of the Special Improvement Department, a division of the Pulaski County Assessor. She had a wonderful life, full of interests, friendships, and love. She had a special way of bringing family together around her table. Her southern home cooking will be missed, especially her holiday dressing and delicious desserts. She was especially proud of her children and participated in all of their school activities in Jacksonville and was awarded Lifetime membership in PTA. She was past president of Silver Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Assoc. and elected 1966 Woman of the Year. Past president of GLRFWC, current member of North Little Rock Women's Club. Current member and long time secretary of Lakewood EHC. She was a member of NLR Shepherd Center and AARP Chapter 1516 Big Rock. Sue was a talented artist and painted many oil paintings for her family and friends. She enjoyed knitting and contributed shawls to the Prayer Shawl Ministry of Levy United Methodist Church. She was a long time member of Levy United Methodist Disciples Class and UMW Starlighters Circle of Love. Sue really loved to travel, especially her trips to Israel and the Holy Land.
Funeral Services will be held at Levy United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2013. The family will receive friends two hours before services at the church. Burial in Rest Hills Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Levy United Methodist Church.