Oct. 24, 2018
Deaths . . . Sue Fawcett, 47, of Hickory Valley, Tennessee, died Friday, October 26, 2001 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis following complications of a horse riding accident. The husband of Lavoy Fawcett, she was a native of Lexington, Mississippi and had lived in Memphis nine years before moving to Hickory Valley in 1985. She was the daughter of John H. and Ruby Short Gardner and a quality control manager for A.C. Humko Foods in Humboldt, Tennessee. Mrs. Fawcett, a graduate of Canton Academy in Canton, Mississippi, had also received a degree in chemistry from Mississippi University for Women. She loved bird dogs and horses and was active in community affairs. Graveside services and burial were held 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2001 at Red Banks Cemetery in Red Banks, Mississippi with Ricky Watkins and Keith Hayworth officiating. In addition to her husband of nearly 16 years, Mrs. Fawcett is survived by two sons, Gardner Fawcett and Drew Fawcett both of Hickory Valley; a stepdaughter, Ann Mosier of Bentonville, Arkansas, and a stepson, Mac Fawcett of Bolivar, Tennessee; two sisters, Betsy Gardner Plunk of Collierville, Tennessee and Sarah Gardner Holstead of Mountain Home, Arkansas; four stepsons, five nephews and one niece. Memorials may be sent to the donor's choice.
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