The family of Margaret Susan Noone Riddle announces her death on July 14, 2018.
Susan, or ‘MeMe’, as her seven grandchildren called her, was an educator, Christian worship leader, musician, songwriter, author, singer, piano teacher, counselor, and lover of her dogs.
Susan Noone Riddle graduated from Louisiana State University in1979 with a degree in Elementary Education. She graduated from Franklin High, located in Franklin, Louisiana, the place of her birth. She lived in Franklin, the Philippines, where she attended the American School of the Philippines, Pineville, and Bunkie. Susan moved to Marksville after her husband Charles finished Law School.
While in college at Louisiana State University, Susan met her future husband, Charles, on a blind date to an LSU Football game, set up by her roommates, Kay, Jill, Debbie and Martha. It was love at first sight for both of them. They married in 1978 and had three sons, C. Addison, IV (Amber), John Hanlin and Michael James. They are grandparents to seven- six grandsons, Collin Tanner, Easton Taylor, Landen Michael, Hanlin Jacob, Ryder John Ronnie, Henry Arthur, and one precious granddaughter, Camille, who helped to equalize the male to female ratio in the family.
Susan later acquired her Master’s in Theology, and has written a book published by AuthorHouse, “In a Dream, In a Vision of the Night,” which has been in continuous publication.
Susan taught Kindergarten at Fifth Ward Elementary and at Marksville Elementary. Her students still refer to her guitar playing to teach them the days of the week and other lessons. She also taught guitar and piano lessons with a focus on worshipping the Lord.
Susan was preceded in death by her father, George James Noone. She is survived by her husband of forty years, Charles Addison Riddle III, her three sons and seven grandchildren. She is also survived by her mother Zella Marie Noone of Marksville, and one sister, Nancy Noone Broussard of Baton Rouge.
The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hixson Brothers in Marksville. Visitation will begin at 5:30 P.M. on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Hixson Brothers and last until 10:00 P.M. On Tuesday morning visitation will begin at 8 A.M. at Christian Family Worship Center, located at 7691 Highway 107 in Mansura, until the funeral service at the church at 1:00 P.M. Burial will be at Cushman Cemetery in Marksville.
Pallbears are Collin Riddle, Easton Riddle, Landen Loughman, Hanlin Riddle, Doug Broussard and Chad Neyland.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Susan’s church, Christian Family Worship Center, 7691 Highway 107, Mansura, 71350.
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