|Hettie Sue Risinger was born in San Bonita, Texas June 5, 1922. She died January 2, 2003 in The Woodlands, Texas after a long illness. She was married to Reverend William Oliver Risinger from June 24, 1941 until his death in 1988. She married Donald Monroe Risinger on September 21, 1991. Her husband, Donald M. Risinger, Don Howell Risinger, daughter Susan Risinger, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, stepdaughters Bess Rice and Dorothy Gremillion, stepson Donald M. Risinger, Jr., nine step grandchildren, and ten step great-grandchildren survive her. Son Bill Risinger and first husband William Oliver Risinger preceded her in death.
Hettie Sue was married to two Methodist ministers, brothers, for a total of fifty-eight and 1/2 years. She served churches with her first husband in Wesley Foundation Texas A&I; Lutcher, Louisiana; Oak Cliff, Dallas; Valley View, Texas; Edgewater Community, Denver, Colorado; Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Salida, Colorado; Haxtun, Colorado; Centenial, Illinois, Winnebago, Illinois. Hettie Sue married Donald M. Risinger after his retirement.
Hettie Sue was an accomplished seamstress and published author of two books, “Innovative Machine Quilting” and “Innovative Machine Quilting II.” She was a wonderful woman of great faith. She supported her minister husbands and was loved by everyone. She had a great smile and the love in her eyes was unmistakable.
Her family and friends will miss her but are comforted by the same faith that sustained her all her life.
|Source: Journal Louisiana Conference 2003 (Memoirs)|