Susan Kaye Almaraz, 71, of Mabank, went to be with her Lord and Savior, on October 21, 2021 in Tyler. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Mark Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in the Restland Cemetery in Roxton with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service.
Susan was born on February 20, 1950 in E. Alton, Illinois a daughter of Oliver and Mary Kathleen Harris Fishback. She was a licensed vocational nurse, graduating top of her class and was an ordained minister.
She lived her life by example and was a caregiver to many giving love and compassion. She would take in many adults and children showing her example of God’s love. She opened her heart and home to any in need. She led many people to God and cared about their spiritual well being.
Susan is survived by her spouse, Rafael Almaraz; sons, Vance Ross, Bobby McLemore and wife Maureen and Anthony McLemore and wife, Amanda; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Paul Fishback and David Fishback and sisters, Vicki Fishback and Debra Almaraz.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, sister and a grandson.
She will be missed and remembered by many. “I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”