Susan Bush

Published 2:15 pm Thursday, August 24, 2017

Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Susan Batton Sumrall Bush, 87, passed away on Aug. 23, 2017, at her residence in Bogalusa.

She is survived by her husband, Claude Bush; her son, Dennis Sumrall; her granddaughters, Antoinette Catha and Nikki Hobgood Joyce; her grandsons, Harold Catha, Jr., Chris Sumrall, Jeff Bickham, Troy Culbertson, Ben Culbertson and Nick Culbertson; and a slew of great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, and father of her children, B.L. Sumrall; her daughters, Rebecca Verret, Roselyn Culbertson and Sylvia Fortenberry; her parents, Harvey Batton and Lola Thames Batton; her brothers, William “Dub” Batton, Thelda Batton and James Batton; and her sisters, Corletta Currington, Malloy McManus, Bonnie Sumrall and Faye Lawrence.

Visitation will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home on Friday, Aug. 25, from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home Chapel from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James Byrd, the Rev. Harold Gaddy and the Rev. Chadd Pittman officiating. Interment will follow at Ponemah Cemetery.

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