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Bleakley, Susan E.

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January 29, 1954 - October 15, 2013

Bleakley, Susan E.

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


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Sue Hefler

October 18, 2013 1:49PM

Oh, Mallory - ! Now I see where so much of your physical and spiritual beauty comes from. Never before having seen a photo of your mom - or at least not remembering her countenance this vividly - I am stunned by her absolute God given beauty. And everyone says it was from the inside out ... just like you, kiddo. :)
Please know the great & loving Christlike spirits you and Bret exude will set examples for so many people - young and old - who will walk in similar shoes and then one day cross your paths. God has used and will continue to use the both of you greatly.
Aunt Sue

Melanie Odstrcil

October 18, 2013 9:47AM

Dear Mallory,
Know that you & mom were always a blessing to our office & lives. My deepest symphathy to you and your husband. Much love, Melanie

Jackson Family

October 18, 2013 7:50AM

A beautiful life gone too soon. May the memories you have of Susan comfort you, as well as the hope of a future resurrection as promised at Acts 24:15.

Francis "Willy" Mayer

October 17, 2013 6:33PM

Mallory, I was saddened to hear of your mother's passing. I know how hard it is to lose both parents. Take comfort in the time you had with her and that she is now at peace. Love,

Lynn Bauer

October 17, 2013 5:23AM

Dear Bret and Mallory,
Susan was an awesome lady of God and her love for family created many memories for us! Those good times and wonderful memories will help to carry us through our days here on this old earth until we get to Heaven and can see Susan healed, full of joy, and praising Jesus! Love ya guys, Mom