Bedford – Sue Ann New, 82, of Bedford, died at 5:15 am on Monday, May 13, 2019 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born December 31, 1936, in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Walter and Moneva (Lawyer) Staley. She married Gerald Dean New on June 24, 1955 and he preceded her in death on May 31, 2009. She was a teacher’s aide and librarian at the N. Western School District of Shelby County. She was a member of the Oolitic United Methodist Church.
Survivors include children, Mark Alan New and wife, Linda Anthony, of North Vernon, Cheryl Ann Williams and husband, Jerry Dejong, of Fountain Town, IN, Gary Scott New and wife, Jennifer of Lebanon, TN; ten grandchildren, Craig New, Lauren New, Andrew New, Bradley New, Brooke Williams, Ashley New, Haley New, Kelsey New, Alexander New, and Jon Anthony; twelve great grandchildren, Olivia, Whitney, Timmy, Valarie, Joey, Jayler, Ryley, Jayleen, Rayden, Kessey, Shilo, and Rheia; a sister, Linda Benson and husband, Richard, of New Palestine, IN; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Joy and Patsy New, and April Staley; brothers-in-law, Larry New and wife, Judy, of Bedford, and Jerry New, of Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Walter and Robert Staley.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 16th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Harold Godsey officiating. Burial will follow in the Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca. Visitation will be from 12 noon until the hour of service on Thursday, May 16th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Lymphoma Research Foundation, Wallstreet Plaza, 88 Pine Street, Suite 2400, New York, NY 10005. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.