Virginia Sue Lewis Addy
Virginia Sue Lewis Addy
  • February 14, 1945 - June 15, 2017
  • Union, Mississippi

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Services for Mrs. Sue L. Addy will be held Saturday, June 17th, 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Union with Rev. David Addy, Dr. Jon Martin, and Rev. Jerry Lundy officiating. Burial will follow at Union City Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home of Union is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Addy, 72, of Union, passed away Thursday at her residence.
Mrs. Sue was a graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in education which she used to teach public school in Union for 19 years. She also helped run the family business, Marshall Lewis Department Store, alongside her husband for 20 years.
She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Union where she was a Sunday school teacher, children's church coordinator, and website coordinator.
She was also heavily involved with her community Present Day Club, was in MFWC on the state level, WMU director, nursing home ministries coordinator, and wrote a column in the Newton County Appeal for 4 years.
She fought her cancer battle bravely for two and a half years and was known to bring joy and happiness to everyone she met, no matter the circumstances.
She will be most remembered for being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.
Her survivors include son David Addy and wife Lisa; grandchildren Grace and Jonathan Addy; sister Nancy Franklin and husband John; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents Marshall Greene and Jenny Ruth Roberts Lewis; beloved husband of 44 years Larry Addy; twin sons Joseph Larry and Jonathan Lewis Addy; grandson Heath Morris Addy; and brother James Marshall Lewis.
Pallbearers include Aiden Addy, Elias Addy, Mark Addy, Rick Addy, Terry Addy, Cross Franklin, Jay Franklin, and Drew Wolverton.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 16th from 5-8 p.m. and again Saturday, June 17th from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home of Union.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Haiti's Eden, 1205 Smokerise Trail, Warrior, AL 35180 and Gertrude C. Ford Hope Lodge 615 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39216.
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