On Monday, March 22nd 2021, Carolyn Sue Powell Hester, passed away at the age of 79. Sue – who never liked being called Carolyn – passed at her son's home in Colorado, surrounded by family and knowing she was loved. She was a loving mother to Patrick and Stanton, Sister to Toni, Judy, Patricia, Randall and E. R. Powell Jr., Daughter of E.R. Powell Sr. and June S. Pierce, and Friend to so many.
Sue lived and worked in Fresno over 25 years before moving to Colorado to live with her youngest son, Patrick. Sue is survived by her sons, Clayton Stanton Funderburg and Patrick Scot Hester, her sisters, Judy (John) Funderburg and Patricia Graf, her grandchildren Christopher and Audryanna and several great-grandchildren, plus more cousins than you can count. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Lana Susan, her first and second husbands, her brothers, her older sister, and a great-grandchild.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Paducah, Kentucky for the family on May 22nd, 2021. Her internment will be May 21st, 2021, at Maplelawn Cemetery in Paducah, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to your local animal shelter in her name.