Suzanne Lee Bussell Throne, Ada, Okla., died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1935, to P.L. and Pearl Neal Gassaway of Coalgate. She married Bill Bussell of Antlers in 1951. Three daughters were born to them, Belinda Lee, Jenne Beth and Rebecca. In 1959, the family moved to Las Vegas, Nev., and from there moved to Big Bear Lake. Upon the death of her husband, Bill Bussell, the family returned to Oklahoma in 1970. Suzanne went to work as the office manager for Michael Hunsaker, M.D. and retired in June 1992. She married Bud Throne in May 1979. She was a member of Francis Baptist Church, a past regent of Ada’s Chimney Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and served as a volunteer at Valley View Regional Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Bud; three daughters, Belinda (Tom) Runnells, Jenne Lofton, and Rebecca (Lynn) Haines all of Ada; 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grand-children, three brothers, Michael Gassaway, Trabuco Canyon, Calif., Pete Wells, Panaca, Nev., and Neal Servais, Coalgate, Okla.
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