Susan Twanette East


Susan Twanette East, 71, of Bedford, formerly of Columbus, died at 4:50 on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the White River Lodge.

Born May 12, 1946 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Vernon and Margaret (Ollis) Haws.

She was a graduate of Tunnelton High School with the class of 1964.

She had worked at the Medora Plastics Factory, Superior Auto Parts, and, most recently, at McDonald’s restaurant until Multiple Sclerosis disabled her.

She attended the Garden City Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Darren East of Kentucky and Devin East, and wife, Jill, of Columbus; five grandchildren, Jacob, Jesse, Kaliah, Quincy and Corbin East; three sisters, Trudy Brown and husband Johnny, of Norman, Indiana, Niki Wesner and husband Alan of Leesville, Indiana, and Raenel Gibson and husband Mike of Ohio; three step-grandchildren, Chris, Dustin and Angel; three step great-grandchildren, Hailey, Sam and Layla; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 17 at Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Mark Haffenbridel officiating. Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the White River Lodge or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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