Sue Dennis Dean, 64, of Roswell died Friday, March 10, 2006, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center.
She was born on May 7, 1941, to Frank and Vera Brinson DeWeese in Dimmitt, Texas.
She married Harold Dean on Dec. 4, 1993.
As a teenager in Curry County, she was a barrel racer and was named Curry County Fair Queen in 1959. She was a member of Lake Tanglewood Community Church in Amarillo, where she played the piano and organ for 12 years. She was a member of the Texas Panhandle Model A Ford Club. While in Amarillo, she was employed by First National Bank, Pantex, Loewenstern Realty and Lake Tanglewood.
Eleven years ago, she moved from Indio, Calif., to Roswell, where co-owned Dean Pool Co. and was a member of the National Pool and Spa Institute.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband; her children, Jan Alford (and husband, Scott) of Plainview, Texas, and Brad (Crystal) Dennis of Amarillo; stepchildren Pam (Mark) Anderson of Hobbs, Michele Monte of New Braunsfel, Texas, and Natalie (Dan) Bramley of Mesa, Ariz.; grandchildren Riley and Harrison Alford of Plainview, Texas, Ashlyn and Dayton Dennis of Amarillo,Texas, Richard Kristy and David Anderson of Hobbs, Nicholas and Xavier Monte of New Braunsfel, and Maddie and Autumn Bramley of Mesa, Ariz.; two great-grandchildren, Kylie and Andrew; a sister, Betty Lee (Richard) Lambirth of Portales; special friends Tom and Patsy Bunch; and numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Center of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, 407 W. Country Club Road, Roswell, NM 88201.
Graveside services will be held, and pastor Lindell Noble of Grace Community Church will officiate.
Arrangements are by Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory in Roswell.