Susan Irene Ponder
Susan Irene Ponder
  • March 28, 1951 - June 11, 2014
  • Tempe, Arizona

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Susan Irene Hall Ponder passed away on June 11th, 2014 after a long illness. She was born on March 28th, 1951 to Edna Irene and James Jackson Hall in Birmingham, AL. She married Terry Ponder in 1972 and they moved to Arizona together in 1973. Susan taught in the Tempe Elementary School District for 30 years, teaching 1st to 8th graders and most grades in between. She was active at Community Christian Church in Tempe for many years. Susan was a loving mother and grandmother, devoted wife, and warm friend. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her. Susan is survived by her husband Terry; daughter Christine Ponder (Joseph Gillis); daughter Carolyn Ponder (Chad Bridgewater); grandchildren Wesley and Mirielle Gillis; brother Jim Hall and his children Jonathan and Julie. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Mesa Community College Education Scholarship Fund 5217 in tribute to Susan Ponder.