Sue A. Hayworth

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Sue A. Hayworth "Aunt Sue", age 67 of New Braunfels, earned her heavenly wings Thursday, January 17, 2013. She was born to the late Samuel A. Dunlap and Lulu Douglas Dunlap on June 14, 1945 in Sacramento, CA. Known for her love of the color yellow, Aunt Sue's presence brightened the lives of her family and friends. Her zest for life and uncanny sense of humor brought smiles to all who knew her. Her life was spent dedicated to children, as both an educator and aunt. The unbreakable bonds that she created with her nieces and nephews, and her impact on their lives, will always be cherished. She is survived by her husband Ron Hayworth, step-children Todd and Keven Hayworth, two brothers Stephen Dunlap and Douglas Dunlap and wife Sayde, nephew Justin Dunlap and wife Misti, niece Shelley Betsworth and husband Brian, great nieces and nephews Brayden and Bailee Dunlap, Luke and Brooke Betsworth. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm January 21, 2013 at Lux Funeral Home in New Braunfels. A graveside service will take place at 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Austin Memorial Park 2800 Hancock Dr., Austin, TX 78731. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research or Communities in Schools of South Central Texas.

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  1. Sue, you were a treasure given to all of us who knew you. Your smile could light up a room. The years I spent counseling with you were a joy. Your compassion and ability to make us laugh still fills me with warmth. Am grateful the Lord put you in my life. Will see you again in heaven!

  2. Aunt Sue will be missed tremendously by all who knew her! She will always be with us through the memories she built with her family and friends! We must carry on her tradition of living life to the fullest and being the best you can be!

  3. My sincere sympathy to the family. Sue was a super person to work with through the CISD. May God be with all of you and give you peace of mind. Charlene & Vernon Soechting.

  4. Oh, Ron, I am so sorry for your loss. Sue was the first person I met when I began teaching at NB Middle School. She was so kind to me–making sure I felt at home there.She was a very special lady–one filled with so much love–esp. for the children. She and I always loved the time of the year when the yellow flowers began to bloom along the highways. Our loss is great! My love, Peggy

  5. We met when we were 15 & 16 opening a new high school. Justin and Ricky entered kindergarten and got us back together. My kids talked so much About Aunt Sue and I now blessed we were to have you part of there lives. I will miss you my friend. I am thankful for all the times we’ve shared. Our love and sympathy to your whole family, Bobby and Donna

  6. In becoming fast, family friends of the Dunlaps, it didn’t take long for us to meet Aunt Sue and Uncle Ron. Her heart was truly full of love, but never too full to brighten the life of another child. May all cherish the love, blessings, and memories she shared. She will be missed. Love to all, Kyle, Julie, Regan, Dawson, & Curry Wayne

  7. Aunt Sue, You are our sunshine! We love you so very much and will never forget the love that you gave. Thank you for loving my kids hard. You mean the world to us.

  8. To the family of Mrs. Hayworth my heart goes out to each and every one of you. She was an awesome counselor…..She will be missed.

  9. I loved Ms.Priest as my 7th grade literature teacher. I loved Sue Priest when we acted in plays at Circle Arts. I loved Sue Hayworth, when she worked for me in Gruene. I love Sue and I love her yellow.

  10. Words cannot begin to express the lasting impact Sue had on the lives of those around her. Those of us who knew her were blessed in so many ways. I feel her presence in so many special ways..through the family/friends she always cared about, the dreams she left behind, in the beauty that she added to our days…in words of wisdom that we still carry with us & the memories that will never be gone. Sue lives in the hearts of so many of us. What a beautiful legacy! Thank you Sue. Karen & David

  11. Words cannot express the loss my family feels. You are loved. You are missed. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers for Ron, Doug and Sayde and all the kids. Say Hello to Nana, MaMa, and MaFlo.

  12. Sue and I have been friends since 2000. I just learned last night of her passing and am so sorry to have missed saying “goodbye” to Susanna Banana. One bright light has gone out of my world.

  13. I just found out about Sue’s wings, and I am so sorry for her family’s loss and our loss. She touched our lives from Texas Tech days through all the years of remembering our family until our last conversation early this year. Sue was an inspiration, and I am truly saddened. My condolences to the Dunlap family and the Hayworth family. Barbara Dixon Robinson

  14. I was so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing, but what joy she is spreading in heaven! She was a dear friend who lived next door to me at Texas Tech and remained close through the years. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her!

  15. I am so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. I first knew her at Texas Tech. She was a ray of sunshine … & kept us all laughing with her unigue sense of humor & sweet loving spirit. She was a wonderful friend & will be greatly missed.

  16. We add our love to those who have expressed theirs. However, deep sorrow clouds our hearts and minds at your passing far too soon. We know that you are HOME now and that we will see you again one day. Until then sweet person, we will try and be consoled from just knowing that! WE MISS YOU!!! Hoolie Ray and Billie

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