Sue Sayle Brazell
Sue Sayle Via Mattison Brazell was born on February 6, 1926 in Cumby, Texas to Lloyd & Dorothy (Ray) Via. She attended school in Cumby and graduated from Cumby High School. Following graduation, she attended East Texas College in Commerce, Texas. Sue was united in marriage to Herbert Maurice Mattison with whom she had two children, Patrick and Madeline “Mandy”. Later, Sue married W. Allen Brazell. She was retired from NASA where she had worked as a secretary. She enjoyed studying genealogy and crocheting.
Sue passed away during the early morning hours on Friday, January 14, 2011 at the St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan, Texas following a sudden illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents and both husbands.
Sue is survived by her son, Patrick Mattison of Pritchett, Colorado; her daughter, Mandy and her husband, Pat Jones of Ledbetter, Texas; three grandchildren, Sarah Sayle Pargac of LaPorte, Texas, Nathan E. Jones of Allen, Texas and Brennan E. Johnson of Panama and one great grandchild to be born in July.
A private service for family and friends will be held with burial in the Ledbetter Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.