January 29, 1954 - October 15, 2013
On Tuesday, October 15th in the presence of her daughter Mallory, asleep on her shoulder, Susan peacefully took her last breath. After fighting through a long battle with illness, she is now at peace in a place where there is no pain. She is reunited in the arms of her beloved husband of 36 years, Charles R. Bleakley who preceded her in death just six short months before as well as her sister, Nancy.
She is survived by daughter Mallory Bauer and husband Bret Bauer; Parents Delmar and Jo Wallace; Sister Priscilla Richards and husband Jim Richards; Nieces Kim Hoffpauer and husband Ben Hoffpauer, Kelly Poole and husband Clint Poole, and Katelyn Richards; Nephew Alec Richards; Great nieces Nancy Hoffpauer and Mae Ella Renee Hoffpauer; Stepdaughters Kathy Heintzelman and husband Ric Heintzelman and Kelly Jordan and husband Bill Jordan; Grandchildren Karis Rodriguez, Kristie Hawkins, Heston Hawkins, Tanner Heintzelman, and Mckenzie Heintzelman; Great-grandchildren Kapri Rodriguez, Kyle Bolen, and Cash Bolen; In-laws Buzz Bauer and Lynn Bauer and daughter Marybeth Wade and husband Tyler Wade; along with a host of friends.
Susan will always be remembered as an unselfish, loving, caring, and strong willed woman. A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, October 19, 2013 at ARIA Memorial Chapel in Dallas.
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252