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Sue Wells Hanson
June 5, 1943 ~ August 5, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Sue Wells Hanson died after a short battle with aggressive cancer on August 05, 2023 in our home, Myrtle Beach, SC.
Sue was born June 05, 1943 in Lafayette Village, VA. She was the last of the five Wells siblings having outlived her three brothers, Pug, Joe, and Lewis, and sister Judy.
She is survived by her loving husband Buren "Rusty"; cousin Mary Lou Wells Kinsley; nephew Matt Price (Jennifer), of Cary, NC; Matt's father, Hassell Price (Judy's husband); nieces Lisa Pendleton and Tina Wells; Dale King and Sister Cindy Well; brother in law Craig I. Hanson and his wife Nancy of Charleston, SC.
After graduating from Alleghany District High School, Sue attended Ferrum College. She started her early adult life becoming a model and a very successful sales representative. She was a long-time resident of Raeford, NC. During these years, Sue became very active with the Hoke-Raeford Museum, organizing and conducting Colonial Days, and serving for many years as the museum's treasurer. She was very active in the United Methodist Church for over 30 years, participating in many events and held several leadership positions. First, as Chair of the Youth Council, serving on the Pastor-Perrish Relations Committee, and for many years as the Chair of Parsonage Committee. She was awarded the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) award for "Excellence in Community Service" and also was presented the "Wonderful Women of Hoke" award for her many contributions to the community by the Raeford- Hoke Library.
In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to the general fund of Raeford United Methodist Church. Thank you in advance.