Mrs. Sue Ellen Cavender

Mrs. Sue Ellen Cavender

August 22, 1941 - August 03, 2021
Charleston, WV

Mrs. Sue Ellen Cavender

August 22, 1941 - August 03, 2021
Charleston, WV

Obituary

Sue Ellen Cavender, 79, of Charleston, WV, passed away Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at CAMC General Hospital, Charleston, after a brief illness.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Thomas Williams when she was only 4 years old and her mother Ilva Grace Shirley and step father Robert Ivan Shirley.

Sue was a 1959 graduate of South Charleston High School. She was a member of the Beta Simga Phi Sorority, Laureate Alpha Xi Chapter since 1966. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time her sorority sisters through the years. She also enjoyed working with the Head Start program in Charleston.

Sue’s passion was the love of her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time and making many fond memories with all of them. Sue spent many years at the ball fields watching all 4 of her children play sports. She also loved spending time with her daughter camping at the Jackson County 4H Fair attending the horse and sheep shows.

Sue is survived by her husband, Steve Cavender; the couple would have celebrated their 56th Wedding Anniversary on August 7. She is also survived by her son, Russell Lee Cavender, his wife Michelle, and their children, Danielle, Cody, Eric and Timra; and a great-grand son, RJ Hicks; son, Dr. Richard Keith Cavender, and children Jordan and Bianca; son, Dr. Michael Stephen Cavender, his wife Elissa, and their children, Ian, Annalise, Olivia and Elisabeth; and daughter, Dr. Melinda Sue Osborne, her husband Roland, and their children, Makayla, Gracie and Kya; her two sisters, Tommie June Gillies, and husband, Bruce, and Roberta Iris Allen; and her brother, Charles Steven Shirley.

Funeral Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, with Rev. Randy Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Sissonville, WV.

Visitation for family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.barlowbonsall.com.

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, WV, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Click on the link below to watch the service by live streaming:

Visitation

  • Date & Time: August 07, 2021 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)
  • Venue: Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home
  • Location: 1118 Virginia Street, East Charleston, WV 25301
  • Phone Number: (304) 342-8135

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: August 07, 2021 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
  • Venue: Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home
  • Location: 1118 Virginia Street, East Charleston, WV 25301
  • Phone Number: (304) 342-8135

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6 responses to Mrs. Sue Ellen Cavender

  1. Debbie Kline says:

    Maggie Cabell and I worked with Sue for many happy years in KCS HeadStart. Sue was the sweetest person and always was there to help when ever you needed something.
    We both send our condolences to her entire family. We know she’s in a rocking chair rocking away .πŸ˜€πŸ˜‡πŸ’•πŸ’•
    Maggie Cabell and DEbbie Kine

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