Sunday, March 21, 2010

Sue H. Walters (March 17, 2010)

Sue Howard Walters, age 83 of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away on Wednesday March 17, 2010. She was born January 4, 1927 in Ansonia, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Ernest & Lucille (Feltman) Howard.

Sue graduated from Miami University in 1948 with a B.S. degree in marketing and merchandising. She entered Shillito’s (now Macy’s) Executive Training Program in Cincinnati. She had the privilege of co-founding (for Shillito’s) the first Junior Achievement Co. in Cincinnati. She married Ralph Walters from Dallas, Texas. Then re-entered Miami University for a 5th year in the school of education. She taught elementary school in Ansonia for 5 years and 25 years at Kilgour School in Mt. Lookout.

As a younger woman, Sue had a great interest in volunteering. She volunteered at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Bethesda Hospital and Seven Hills Neighborhood House East.

Sue was a member of Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church where she taught church school and served on the Commission of Education.

Her favorite past times were cooking, reading and her family.

Sue is survived by her daughter Lauris Woolford of Hyde Park. She is also a proud grandmother to Katie (Scott) Dalton and Shelby Woolford, great grandmother to Jacob and Alexander Dalton, sister to Polly (Mrs. William F.) Plettner of Cincinnati and Vero Beach, Florida. She is also survived by 2 nephews Dr. James (Debbie) Plettner and Mr. Bill (Karen) Plettner and their families.

Private Graveside Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family in the Greenville Cemetery Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Sylvia McKibben officiating. There will be no public visitation.

For donations in memory of Sue H. Walters, Lauris would like contributions in her Mother’s Memory to go towards children’s books at the Hyde Park Branch Library. Please refer to and go to “Honor With Books” for Sue H. Walters Children’s Books.

Arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.