Sue Canady

Sue Canady of Columbus, Kan., died Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, at her home after an illness.  She was 60.

Mrs. Canady was born June 20, 1949, in Columbus, to Raymond and Marie Esther (Gilliland) Elliott. 

She was employed as a registered nurse at Integris Baptist Hospital in Miami, Okla., for 32 years. She was a devoted and caring nurse. Her home was an open door to numerous young people who needed a place to call home. She is loved and remembered by too many to mention. Her favorite pastime was riding the Harley with her husband and the numerous trips they made together.  She was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  She married Harold Canady on Nov. 3, 1967. He survives, of the home. They made their home in rural Columbus, Ks on her family farm.

Sue is also survived by son Chad Canady of Little Rock, Ark.; one brother, Tom Elliott of Chetopa, Kan.; one sister Nancy Murdock of Kansas City, Kan., and two granddaughters, Alyssa and Miranda Sue Canady, of Little Rock. They were the love of her life. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her youngest son, Brett Canady; her parents, and two sisters, Velma Elliott Creger and Bernice Elliott Butler.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami. The Rev. Bob Barker will officiate.    Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, northwest of Treece, Kan.

Pallbearers will be Phillip Elliott, Greg Elliott, Dale Curry, Willard Ross, Chuck Creger and Jim Gilmore.