Jeanette Sue Rayburn

October 16, 1952 ‒ September 16, 2018

Ashley, Ohio

Jeanette Sue Rayburn, 65, of Ashley, OH passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Arthur James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.

She was born October 16, 1952 in Georgetown, Kentucky to the late John C. Baker and Madelon (Farringer) Baker.

Sue attended Westfield Community Church and was a former member of the Community Baptist Church in Mt. Gilead. She enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening, and helping others. She truly was giving of herself. Her greatest love was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of almost 43 years, Frank Lee Rayburn; sons, John Rayburn of Westfield and Joe (Anna) Rayburn of Aledo, Texas; daughter, Amanda Rayburn (fiance’ John Bentley) of Westfield; grandchildren, Brandon, Hannah, Emily, Harloh, Bodee, Waylon, Levi, Aubree, Melody, Madison, and Ethan; sister, Diane Persinger of Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by her daughter Ginger Lee Roberts.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 12 – 2 pm at the Westfield Community Church, 880 County Road 21, Ashley, Ohio, where services celebrating Sue’s life will follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor Dwight Cimino officiating. Burial will be in the Westfield Cemetery.

Contributions in Sue’s memory may be made to the Westfield Community Church.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Rayburn family.

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  • You are all in my thoughts and prayers! I am sorry I will not be able to attend due to being out of the country but know that we are thinking about you!

  • We are so sorry for your loss. We will not be able to make it; however, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Frank, John, Joe, Mandy and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Sue. She, along with the rest of you, are all a huge part of my childhood memories that I will always love and cherish. I am sorry that I will not be able to be there on Thursday due to being out of town, however you will be in my thoughts and prayers now, then and in the days to follow. I love you all and pray for strength and God’s comfort.

  • I am so sorry to hear of your wife, mother, and grandmother’s passing. I just met her once, but i felt like I knew her. Frank would share so many stories with me at work. It was a pleasure to finally meet her.
    You all have my deepest sympathies and prayrs to get you through this very difficult time.

  • To my extended family 💗
    Mama Sue was a voice of comfort. Her love of her family no words can explain. I am so sorry for your incredible loss. Aubree loves you all so much. I will miss her sweet notes she would write me. I will cherish the relationship we had forever. My love and prayers will continue for you all 💗

  • Heaven has gained another angel! I will remember Sue as a wonderful wife and mother as well as a caring neighbor. My prayers and thoughts are with you!

  • She has touched lot of lives. I am so glad that she was surrounded by so many loving people all her life. She sure had a lot of grandchildren in her life to make her smile! My sincere condolences.

  • Anyone that meet Sue loved her ! She was as beautiful inside as outside! She well be Greatly miss by anyone that knew her !The best thing I remember
    Was her telling a story about Black Friday sale !
    She took Frank too she wanted something so bad she sent Frank to get it ! Was in a big box those ladies made Frank fall in box the only thing she seen was his feet ! But he did get it !
    We Love you Sue ,
    Art , Ramona ,Devin , Simon, Hannah ,Emily and Melody

  • To the family of Sue Rayburn. We’re so sorry about your loss. Those to whom we love will always live on in your heart. With deepest sympathy, Joe and Barbara Snyder

  • My condolences to the family and friends. May you find comfort in God and his word the Bible. He promises to comfort us during these difficult times, give us the strength we need and give us hope. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4/Revelation 21:4)