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Sue Counts

February 24, 1948 ~ December 24, 2022

          Sue Counts, 74, of Leadwood, passed away December 24, 2022, at her residence.  She was born February 24, 1948, in Decatur Illinois, to the late Denver and Norma Jean (Foster) Carter.  Sue was a faithful member of the Gumbo First Church of God.  She loved spending time with her family, grandchildren, church family and traveling to Branson.  God was number one to Sue and if anyone needed something, she would be the first to help.  She was always a fun devoted friend and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.   

          She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Donald Counts; son, Bryan James Kopp; daughter, Cynthia Sue Kopp; sister, Linda Norman.

          Sue is survived by her children, Jeff Kopp, Terry Nettles and husband Larry; eight grandchildren, Felicia Emily and husband Ethan, Cameron Kopp and wife Destiney, Caty Steinmetz, Abby Mills, Courtney Kopp, Sierra Kopp, Justin Nettles and wife Darian, Kyle Nettles and wife Erica; brothers, Gary Carter and wife Virginia, David Carter and Steve Carter; fourteen great-grandchildren; brother in-law, Kenny Norman; many nieces, nephews, other family members and friends, also survive.

                   Visitation will be held at C.Z.  Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Friday, December 30, 2022, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  The visitation will resume Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 9:00 AM until the service time of 11:00 AM.  Pastor Tony Hampton will be officiating.  Interment will follow at Herod Cemetery in Desloge.


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  1. Aunt Susie, I pray you are in Heaven with your dearest family members who've passed on before you, reunited again and enjoying more good times. God bless your spirit, and we will miss you!

  2. Sue has moved today. She is in a glorious place with the Lord. I never knew she was sick, but that time comes for all. I can hear her sweet laugh and see her smile, she was our great friend for many years. We love you Sue and love all your family. And Sue was noted for sitting in the "Amen" seat at church. Oh how she loved the Lord.

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