Wanza Sue Floyd Reid, age 80, passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, January 20, 2019. She was born on May 18, 1938 in Clarksville, Texas to Paul D. Floyd and Ernestine Jones Floyd.
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Sue graduated from Corsicana High School and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree from East Texas State College and lastly earned her Law degree from Baylor University.
She married William Mack “Bill” Reid on December 22, 1961.Sue and Bill were entrepreneurs, living several years in Puerto Rico buying, developing and selling various businesses. Upon their return to the United States, Sue accepted a position as district staff attorney for the Texas Department of Transportation where she handled employee litigation and right of way acquisitions. She was a member of the State Bar of Texas for over 50 years.
She loved to travel – many trips foreign and domestic with family and friends. She enjoyed playing the slots. She was always a winner, but would never reveal her secret for success. Sue was known for her dry wit and her honest and straight forward approach to life and people. Those who knew her loved her and will have many fond memories to cherish.
Sue was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her brother, Joe D. Floyd.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Angela Floyd of Framers Branch, Texas; two aunts: Earldene (Mrs. Darwin) Floyd of Boxelder, Texas and Peggy (Mrs. Amos) Floyd of Fredericksburg Texas; and numerous cousins.
Cremation is under the direction of Corley Funeral Home and the interment of Sue’s ashes will be held at DFW Military Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Corsicana, Texas at 320 N. 15th Street, Corsicana, TX. 75110 or the charity of choice.