November 5, 1941 - January 27, 2021
Susan E. (Duffy) Gathings passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Hamilton Pointe Health & Rehab in Newburgh, Indiana. She was born on November 5, 1941 in Evansville, Indiana to the late James and Melissa (Green) Duffy. Susan graduated from Lincoln High School in 1959. She worked in the childcare profession for more than 20 years. She devoted much of her life to being a wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and homemaker. Susan took pleasure in sharing her love of cooking with her extended family. She also had an extensive knowledge and understanding of the Bible and could quote a scripture at a moment’s notice. As a teen and young adult, she was a member of Nazarene Baptist Church. She later joined her husband in ministry at Greater Norris Chapel Baptist Church in Henderson, Kentucky. Susan is preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Sharon Thomas, Peggy Gaines and Cecile Wilson. Susan is survived by her husband of 58 years, Wendell L. Gathings, Sr.; sons Wendell Jr. of Evansville and Terence of Edmond, Oklahoma, daughters Patricia Jackson (Patrick) of Newburgh, Paula Gathings of Evansville, Bridget Joyce (William) of Jacksonville, Arkansas and Kimberly Sutton (Michael) of Indianapolis, Indiana, Leilani Gathings and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is also survived by sisters, Oddie Mae Stewart (Kevin) and Bettye Rucker of Evansville and Melissa Barron of Peachtree City, Georgia. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Avenue. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Cliff Herring officiating. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Ziemer Funeral Home and Cremation Services’ Facebook page starting 20 minutes before the service. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions for Susan be made to your favorite charity. Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Susan E. (Duffy) Gathings passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Hamilton Pointe Health & Rehab in Newburgh, Indiana. She was born on November 5, 1941 in Evansville, Indiana to the late James and Melissa (Green) Duffy. Susan graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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