MARENGO — Susie Ellen Bender, 80, of Marengo, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born Aug. 3, 1931, in River, Ky., to the late Silver and Alice (Ratliff) Price. A resident of the Marengo area since 1995 coming from Wheelersburg.
Survived by sons, Robert Stewart of Sparta, Allen Stewart of Elyria; daughters, Luana (Donald) Abram of New Lexington, Linda (Steve) Woehrle of Galena, Sandra (Bobby) Shrader of Marengo, Shelia (Mike) Reed of Stout; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by husband, Gaylord Bender; son, Frank Stewart; brothers, Cecil, Clebert, Millard, Silver Jr. Jack; sisters, Laura Daniels, Veneda Price, Bonnie Steele.
Calling hours will not be observed and a private service for the family will be held at a later date in Kentucky. Arrangements entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.