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Dorothy "Sue" Hinricks

April 4, 1949 September 25, 2018
Dorothy "Sue" Hinricks
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Obituary for Dorothy "Sue" Hinricks

Dorothy “Sue” Hinricks, 69, of Petal, died Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Merit Health Wesley. There will be a visitation from 1 – 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Moore Funeral Home in Petal with a memorial service immediately following at 3 p.m.
Sue was married Michael Hinricks for 36 years. They met when she was a Telephone Operator on Dover Air Force Base (AFB). Sue was also the Vice President of the Union on base and Michael was an Aircraft Mechanic. They moved together to Pease AFB where Sue was an Operator at the base hospital. Sue was very involved in the Women of the Moose, Lions Club, and the Senior Citizens Council of Portsmouth New Hampshire as both a member and volunteer worker. Sue went to Spokane Washington Fairchild AFB and worked as a cook in a small restaurant named Beetles in Medical Lake, she supported the local fishermen and firemen breakfast as well as community projects. Sue came home to Petal to care for her parents when they became ill, and was dedicated to their aid and care. Although committed to their care, she continued to support her husband as an Air Force wife until he retired.
Sue was preceded in death by her father, Douglas S. Herring; her mother, Louise Watkins; one brother, John Herring; one sister, Diane Boatner.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Hinricks; sister-in-law, Helen Drudi; one daughter, Sonja Jerue; two nephews, John Herring and John Drudi; four nieces, Amanda Ballard, Lisa Summers, Jennifer Manley, and Leanne Lefavre; three uncles, Willie Watkins, Curtis Watkins, and Byron Stutts; and four aunts, Dena Watkins, Ruby Lucas, Opal Watkins and Mona May Stutts.
She was also blessed to have had many close friends, Shannan Sh’ree Allen, Turah Hicks, Anette Burton, Ashley Burton, Trey Hicks, Mary Kate Burton, Geary “Motorcycle” Burton, J. William Ovady, Linda Hawkins, Pat Graves, and Christina Kemp, who were all as family, and will sorely miss her.
She was a good woman and wife.


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Visitation

Thursday

4

Oct

1:00 PM 10/4/2018 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 10/4/2018 3:00:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465

Moore Funeral Service - Petal
789 East Central Ave. Petal 39465 MS
United States

Service

Thursday

4

Oct

3:00 PM 10/4/2018 3:00:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service - Petal

789 East Central Ave.
Petal, MS 39465

Moore Funeral Service - Petal
789 East Central Ave. Petal 39465 MS
United States
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