Susan Fountain, 65, of Center, Texas, passed away on June 8, 2018 in Nacogdoches. She was born on April 28, 1953 in Center to Granviille Waller and Luna Parker McSwain Waller. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Old Salem Cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Mangum Funeral Home.
Susan grew up in Center and attended Center schools. She graduated from CHS as a part of the class of 1971. After high school, she attended Massey Business College in Nacogdoches where she earned a secretarial certificate and met the love of her life, Larry Fountain. Susan and Larry married on February 25, 1972 in Center and spent the next 46 years together. Susan was very committed to her husband and children. Later in life, she decided to pursue a lifelong dream of hers and returned to college to further her education. She attended Panola College and then moved onto Stephen F. Austin State University where she graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Susan retired from Center ISD in May 2017 after 27 years of service with the district. Susan touched the lives of many children. She treated all children equally and valued each one as a special individual. Susan enjoyed the fellowship with her church family at Old Salem Missionary Baptist Church until her health no longer allowed her to attend.
Susan is survived by her husband of 46 years, Larry Fountain; children, Lori Ford and husband, Phillip of Center, Nancy Hall and husband, Daniel of Timpson, Sarah Knowlton and husband, Ken of Blanchard, Idaho, and Stephen Fountain and wife, Sheila of Center; grandchildren, Delaina Truitt, Alexis Truitt, Jacob Lang, Kate Ford, James Larry Ford, Madison Hall and Cassie Hall; sisters, Carolyn Denby of Florida and Bert Amburn of Center; brothers, Jessie Waller of Center and Aaron Waller of Center; sisters-in-law, Glenda Waller of Center and Deborah Waller of Center; brothers-in law and sisters-in-law, Carol Cook and husband, Jerry of Conroe, Eddie Fountain and wife, Anna of Nacogdoches and Gary Fountain of Center.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Granville and Luna Waller; father in law and mother in law, Bill and Lessie Fountain; brothers, Jerry Waller, Earl Waller, Harvey Waller, Calvin Waller, Alton Waller and Bill Waller; and sister, Wanda Waller.
The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home in Center. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit www.mangumfh.net