Suzanne "Suzy" W. Haller
April 15, 1941 – August 7, 2018
Mrs. Suzanne (Suzy) W. Haller, 77, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Funeral Services will be Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Gadsden First United Methodist Church. The Reverends G. Harvey Beck and Kenneth R. Casey will officiate with a private family inurnment at the First United Methodist Columbarium. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services directing.
Mrs. Haller was a native of Ottawa, Ill., and a graduate of Beloit College in Wisconsin. Prior to moving to Gadsden, she taught elementary school in Chicago-metro, Ill and New Orleans, La. She has resided in Gadsden since 1974. She was a very active member of Gadsden First United Methodist Church, the Cultural Arts Center and several other civic organizations throughout the Gadsden area. Suzy loved to cook and entertain at her home and her lake house in Guntersville. Whether entertaining friends and family, enjoying a game of Mahjong, helping at the United Methodist Ladle of Love or working out at the gym, Suzy was always quick to help others and selfless in her willingness to share her time and efforts.
She is survived by her Husband, William N. Haller, Jr.; her children, William N. (Helene) Haller III., Gadsden, Scott R. (Angie) Haller, Vestavia, AL, and Sara H. (Andy) Chinnock, St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Megan Haller, Gadsden, Allison Haller, Gadsden, Mason Haller, Vestavia, Ethan Haller, Vestavia, Caitlin Chinnock, St. Louis, Clare Chinnock, St. Louis; and her sister Muriel (David) Honeycutt, Los Angeles, CA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gadsden First United Methodist Church or the Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bob (Martha) Haller, Pat (Bill) Reagin, Ritchie Patterson, Living Waters Sunday School Class and the Seekers Sunday School Class. Special thanks to the wonderful caring staff at Gadsden Regional Medical Center including doctors Castillo, Harrison, Masood, Wilborn, Amin and Davenport. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon to the hour of service at the church on Saturday.
- Memorial Visitation Saturday, August 11, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
Suzanne "Suzy" W. Haller
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August 11, 2018
Devan and I are so saddened to
hear of Suzy's passing. We have just returned from a trip and found out this afternoon. I remember when we moved in on
Somerset, she welcomed us with a platter of delicious baked goodies.
We didn't see each other often,
but I always thought of her and will miss her.
We pray God's blessings for the family and that he will give you
strength and peace in the days
The Lowes, Devan and Hilda
August 10, 2018
Sitting on the sidelines of the soccer field, watching the GO Hawks play soccer, while talking with Suzy- a pure joy. She had a smile and exuberant personality that inspired me. Spending time with Suzy and family at the Lake House and savoring the food she and Helene prepared, I was blessed with the love of our Heavenly Father from that entire family. They all truly define what family means not only for those they are related to but those they blessed with sharing their time and love. Suzy was the matriarch of that love. She will be missed but as I continue to enjoy her baked French toast, she will always be part of my heart. Haller family, much love and prayers to each of you.
August 9, 2018
Aren’t really enough words to say how wonderful and kind and sweet and cherished Suzy is to me and mine. She and her family took me in sort to speak when even I didn’t know I needed that and thought had all handled. She did that always with a hug, a smile, and that twinkle in her eye ushering me to some new treat to eat or recipes for me to try that she had cooked up. Thank you Suzy and Bill for many smiles shared. Love her always.
Mary Emily Grissett
August 8, 2018
Suzy was one of the first doctor's wives to welcome me to Gadsden nearly 40 years ago. I quickly realized she welcomed all with a genuine warmth and directness and sense of humor. Whether it was at a meeting, in the grocery store, or a chance encounter on the side walk, she always brightened my day.
August 8, 2018
What an wonderful human being that Suzy truly was.
She lives within us all, and we're so sorry for your loss.
May the Holy Spirit provide peace and comfort to the entire Haller family.
Freddie & Angelia