Sue R. Metcalfe, 77, most recently of Tow, Texas, passed away peacefully into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Visitation was held on Monday, April 14, 2014, at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 393 North IH 35, Georgetown, Texas. A service celebrating Sue’s life and her unending faith was held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Liberty Hill Church of Christ, 1700 Loop 332, Liberty Hill, Texas. Interment followed at Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Honoring Sue’s life serving as pallbearers were Joseph Taylor Metcalfe, James Metcalfe, James Troy Bishop, Jr., Jim Traynor, Dean Traynor, and Jacob Brewster. Honorary pallbearers were Matthew Hayden, Jim Neyens, Mike Traynor, John Traynor, Casey Long, and Mike Crane.
Sue, a native of Williamson County and Liberty Hill, was born on March 4, 1937 to James E. (Jim) and Bernice Law Ross. Raised in the Liberty Hill area she graduated from high school in 1955. Sue married the love of her life and father of her children, Taylor Warren Metcalfe, Sr. on June 3, 1960 in Liberty Hill. Sue was a breast cancer survivor from 1998. She walked numerous charity walks for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. As her children were growing up, Sue was very involved with the Lone Star Counsel of the Girl Scouts of America. Sue was a long time faithful member of the Liberty Hill Church of Christ. She also enjoyed scrapbooking, crocheting and gardening. Sue’s bright spirit and courage was an inspiration to all that knew her and she will be truly missed. Sue is preceded in death by her father, James E. Ross; her sisters, Edna Faye Ross & Carolyn Gauthier.
Sue leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband of 54 years, Taylor W. Metcalfe, Sr.; her mother, Bernice Law Ross; her four children, Katherine M. James and husband Bruce, Barbara Jo M. Ebner and husband Terry, Taylor W. Metcalfe, Jr. and his wife Pam, and Eleanor Sue M. Bishop and her husband James Troy Bishop, Sr.; her siblings, Betty Jo Neyens, Nellie Traynor, and James Duff Ross; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.
Memorial donations in Sue’s memory should be sent to the Austin Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Attn: Donor Services, P. O. Box 2164, Austin, TX 78768 or go to www.komenaustin.org.
Personal condolences and memories can be left for the family at the online guestbook at www.gabrielsfuneral.com.