Susan A. (Wright) Gootee

September 8, 1952 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 69)


Susan A. Wright Gootee, age 69, of Griffith, IN, left for heaven at approximately 7:30 am on Sunday, November 21, 2021. She is survived by: sister Nancy Wright Lackey, sister-in-law Carolyn J. (Dale) Wright, nephews Brian (Marlisa) Wright of Highland, IN, and Marcus A. Lackey of Nashville, TN, niece Angela R. (Mark) Gabbert of Schererville, IN, great-nephews Joshua Wright, Aiden and Ian Gabbert, step-son Jason Gootee, great-aunts Rosemary (Gene) Barker and Carole Wright (Roger) Nelson, and numerous cousins, friends, and associates. She was preceded in death by beloved husband Robert (Bob) Gootee, parents Clyde & Juanita Wright, beloved brother Dale S. Wright, grandparents Ogle and Dessie Wright, Wade and Virginia Barker, five loving uncles, three loving aunts, and three cousins. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Highland Nazarene Church, 9330 Kennedy Avenue, Highland, IN, 46322 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A Visitation before the funeral will be Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am with a funeral at 10:00 am at Highland Nazarene Church. Rev. Ronald Richmond officiating. Interment at Memory Lane Memorial Park.

She is deeply missed and loved by all who knew her. Never did she meet someone she couldn't make smile.

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November 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Highland Church of the Nazarene
9330 Kennedy Ave.
Highland, IN 46322

Funeral Service
November 24, 2021

10:00 AM
Highland Church of the Nazarene
9330 Kennedy Ave.
Highland, IN 46322

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