|Birth: ||Jul. 3, 1928|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 2010|
Sue C (Jones) Heffernan
July 3, 1928 - August 10, 2010
Sue Celeste Jones Heffernan, 82, of Point Comfort, TX, passed away peacefully at home on August 10, 2010 with her cat Callie by her side, as was her wish. Sue was born July 3, 1928 in Cuero, TX to the late Lillian and Malcolm Jones. Due to Lillian's early death, her late Aunt Laura and Uncle Henry Miller, also of Cuero, raised Sue. While she was not adopted, the Millers became parents to Sue.
Sue graduated from Cuero High School and earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. She married Guy Conway Heffernan February 10, 1951.
Her 3 children, Dr. Linda Heffernan of Victoria, Laurie Colburn and husband Ryan of Houston and Lyle Heffernan and wife Debbie of Taft survive Sue. She also has 3 granddaughters, Katelyn Colburn, Leah Colburn, Jordan McIntyre and 2 great-grandsons, Blaine Heffernan and Elijah McIntyre. Her beloved "Callie Cat", who has been her constant companion for the last 6 ½ years, also survives Sue.
Her husband, Guy, to whom she was married for 52 years, preceded Sue in death.
Sue was always active in her community. Serving as pianist for Grace Presbyterian Church in Victoria and later Point Comfort United Methodist Church, where she continued playing for services up until the last months of her life. She also accompanied band and choir soloists for Calhoun ISD schools for more than 30 years. Sue served as City Secretary for The City of Point Comfort from 1979 to 1993. She also stayed active in the Civic Chorus, played bridge weekly with her dear friends, was a Board Member for the Point Comfort United Methodist Church and served as an Election Judge for Point Comfort.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 11, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at Richardson Colonial Funeral Home in Port Lavaca, TX. Funeral Service will be celebrated Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Point Comfort United Methodist Church, with Pastor James Amerson officiating. As was Sue's wish, special participants will be Speakers Jim Wright, Sue Traylor, Naomi Novasad, Soloist Carla Jackson and Matthew Stolhandske. Graveside Service to follow at 4:00 p.m. at Hillside Cemetery in Cuero, TX.
Pallbearers include Tom Heffernan, son-in-law Ryan Colburn, dear neighbor Lloyd Metlock, family friends Troy Wratislaw, Matthew Brogger, John Brehrens, Micheal Clay and her special young friend Collin Bednorz. Honorary Pallbearers: George Holecamp, Dick Traylor Jr., Elroy "Buck" Brogger, Mike Weber, Christopher Bednorz, Sam Thompson, Spencer Morey, Dr. Paul Bunnell and Dr. Peter Rojas.
Deepest gratitude to Sue's generous and caring neighbors, Buck and Carolyn Brogger and Lloyd and Donna Metlock, the entire Point Comfort United Methodist Church family, her many dear friends, loving caregivers Pauline Allen, Betty Hicks Carla Jackson and the staff of Hospice of South Texas.
Memorial donations may be made to Point Comfort United Methodist Church.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.richardsoncolonial.com . Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 361-552-2988.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home
123 Newlin Street, Port Lavaca, TX 779793059 | (361) 552-9766
Thursday, August 12, 2010 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Point Comfort United Methodist Church
Point Comfort, TX 77978
Guy Conway Heffernan (1927 - 2003)
Linda Gail Heffernan (1957 - 2011)*
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: May 05, 2011
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