CARBONDALE – Susie O. Tebow, 80, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 in West Frankfort.
Susie was born on March 19, 1937 in Pomona to Gus and Pearl (Lipe) Grammer. She married Frank G. Tebow, Jr. on March 22, 1958 and he preceded her in death on August 27, 2015.
She is survived by her daughters, Stephannie S. Tebow of Carbondale, Mary Beth Tebow Reese and husband Brent of West Frankfort, Simone Tebow Koester and husband Eric of Elk Horn, WI; four grandchildren, Brooke Walters, Racheal Tebow Sieminski and husband Jake, Scott E. Walters, and Joshua Tebow; five great-grandchildren, Ian Miller, Hayden Hopkins, Lilly Tebow, Elanor Sieminski and Amellia Sieminski and brother, Richard "Dick" Grammer and wife Joan of Carbondale.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Frank G. Tebow III; and grandson, Frank G. Tebow IV.
Susie worked as an executive administrative assistant for 40 years: she retired as an employee of the State of Illinois in 2002.
She was a member of Murdale Baptist Church in Carbondale. Her other memberships include, Illinois Federation of Republican Women where she was the Ways & Means Chairman along with being the 3rd Vice President; Jackson County Republican Women where she served as president; and Jackson County Republicans Central Committee. She enjoyed singing and performed from 1956 to 1958 with both the SIU Choral Union as a featured soloist and with the SIU Baptist Foundation Choir. She served many churches in Southern Illinois in music and youth ministries.
Visitation for Susie will be 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 9 at Murdale Baptist Church in Carbondale. Funeral will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Murdale Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Hicks officiating and a meal following the service. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 11 in Metropolis Memorial Garden with Rev. Frank Forthman officiating. Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are the preferred form of remembrance and may be made to Carbondale Senior Citizen Center for Meals Site or Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted at the church or funeral home.
If you would like to share a story or memory of Susie, please visit, www.meredithfh.com.