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Sue Ann McDaniel was born July 30, 1945 in Lufkin, TX and passed away May 27, 2016 in a local nursing facility. She was the daughter of the late Cecile Cleora (Jones) and James Allen Smith.
Mrs. McDaniel graduated from Lufkin High School and, afterward, moved to Dallas where she met James Allen (Pops) McDaniel. They were married May 22, 1976 in Oklahoma and lived in different towns as they moved with Mr. McDaniel's job. After his death in 1996, she moved back to Lufkin. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, playing Scrabble, going to garage sales and the lake. She loved being with her family at BBQ's and other family gatherings. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include children, Samantha Cartlidge and husband, Mike; Margie McDaniel, Gary McDaniel, Eddie McDaniel, Laura Putman; and granddaughter/adopted daughter, Felicia Moore; grandchildren, Kim, Joey, William, Andrew, Lynn, Stephanie, Bryan, Jenny, Melissa, William, James, Trevor, Leslie, Jeanie, Chris, Sallie, Mikey, Sean and Steven; numerous great-grandchildren; sister, Sallie and husband, Kelly Cravy of Lufkin; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Allen McDaniel; son, Michael Cravy; and grandson, Michael Cartlidge, Jr.
Services are in the care of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home