Gwendolyn ‘Sue’ Magee

Published 1:47 pm Friday, June 11, 2021

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Gwendolyn “Sue” Sheridan Magee, 81, of Bogalusa, went to her heavenly home on June 9, 2021.

A life-long resident of Bogalusa, Sue was born Sept. 10, 1939, to Bolivar and Dorothy Sheridan. Sue was married to Billy Magee for 58 years and raised four children in a loving family.

First and foremost, Sue loved and served the Lord in many capacities at Highland Baptist Church, Memorial Baptist Church and Lee’s Creek Baptist Church.

Sue was a Loan Officer and Branch Manager at First State Bank and Trust Co. and a member of the Bogalusa Civic League. Sue served as Citizens Women’s Ambassador Program of People to People International to China and Russia where she was awarded the 1980 Woman of the Year. She served as local and state President of Business and Professional Women’s Club. She was also a member of Eastern Star. Sue was an avid sports fan who also loved to play golf and travel with her husband.

She is survived by daughters, Sherry Seal of Bogalusa, Linda (Dennis) Mitchell of Baton Rouge, and Beverly (Billy) Smith of Springville, Ala., and son, Gene (Melissa) Magee of Denham Springs; grandchildren, Casey (Melissa) Varnado, Cody Mitchell, Ali Mitchell, Nick Magee and Jenna Magee; one great-grandson, Aiden Varnado; sister, Marie Sheridan Sullivan; and brother, Jerry Sheridan; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. “Billy” Magee; her parents, Bolivar and Dorothy Perry Sheridan; and her son-in-law, David Seal.

A private memorial will be held by the family.