Violet Sue “Susie” J. Deel

MORATTICO—Violet Sue “Susie” Johnson Deel of Morattico died March 19, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Hope Johnson; and her husband, Ron Deel.

She is survived by one sister, Linda Johnson Epes; and two brothers, Darrell Gray Johnson and James David Johnson.

She graduated as valedictorian from John S. Battle High School and was an alumna of Virginia Intermont College and the University of Mary Washington. She was a teacher with the Spotsylvania County School System and taught grades K-5 for many years until her retirement.

Sue was selfless and kind. She was admired for her stellar character and unwavering devotion to her loved ones. She was a member of the Morattico Waterfront Museum and Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Susie’s adopted dogs were her constant companions. She loved gardening and spending time with her friends.

She fought a brave battle and now heaven has gained another angel.