On April 17, 2023,
passed away peacefully at the age of 79. Born in Amarillo, Texas, Susie lived most of her life in the Texas Panhandle in Spearman and in Amarillo. She married Chester Wayne Slaten and they had three sons, Kenny, Kevin & Keith. Susie was blessed with one grandson and three granddaughters who she loved so much! Susie loved being outside and working in her garden. She enjoyed canning the vegetables she grew and making jelly for her family and friends. Even though Susie was small in stature she was big in energy and personality.
Susie was preceded in death by her husband, Chester and her son Kenny. She is survived by her son, Kevin and wife Danita, son Keith and wife Christy. Her brother Russell B. Jarnagin and wife Delores, sister Mary Emma Burks and sister Paula Jarnagin. Susie is also survived by her 4 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Nurses and Staff of Amarillo Skilled Nursing Home for the love and care they showed Susie in the last year of her life. The family will have a private memorial in her honor.