Marjorie Sue “Mas” Chrismon met the Lord on Sunday, August 19, 2007, at Integris Baptist Regional Hospital in Miami.
She was born in Bernice, OK., on September 15, 1933, to Jesse Leona (Dillinger) Long and Ray A. Long. She graduated from Afton High School in 1951 and married Tom Rhodes on March 25, 1951, in Afton.
Sue was a seamstress for many years and owned and operated “Kustom Klothes,” a wedding and catering business in Commerce until 1993. She was the last living charter member of Commerce Southwest Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and was the church pianist for many years. She was president of the Southeast Baptist WMU and director of the Northeast Baptist Associational WMU. She was former President of the Afton Alumni Association. She was an avid sports enthusiast. She served as secretary and held many positions in the Women's Bowling Association.
Besides her parents and first husband, Tom, she was preceded in death by infant twin daughters and brothers Robert Ray and infant brother Wilkie LeRoy Long.
She married Bill Chrismon on Sept. 7, 1991, at Exciting Southeast Baptist in Commerce. He survives, of the home.
She is also survived by two sons and their wives, Randall and Norma Rhodes and Robert and Susan Rhodes, both of Miami; one daughter, RayeAnne Barnes and Len Edwards of Commerce; one sister, Phyllis and husband Don of Ardmore; four stepsons and their wives, Phillip and Kathy Chrismon of Miami, Keigh and Rena Chrismon of Sarasota, Fla., Brad and Lynn Chrismon of Bothell, Wash., and Kent Chrismon of Los Angeles, Calif.; six grandchildren, Dustin Rhodes and Jennifer Howard of Miami, Jason and Gert Cox of Sallisaw, Shawna Rhodes and Ricky Dunning of Miami, Seth Rhodes of Miami, Zach Barnes and Tyler Barnes of Commerce; four stepgrandchildren, Brian Chrismon, Allister Chrismon, Catlin Chrismon and Zachariah Bamberl, three great-grandchildren, Caleb Cox, Marli Cox and Zane Cox, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Exciting Commerce Southeast Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, at the church with the Rev. Jerry VonMoss and Gerald Dyer officiating. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Burial will be in Ballard Cemetery in Bernice, OK.
Services are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Exciting Southeast Baptist in Commerce building fund.
She touched the lives of everyone she came in contact with and she will be missed by all.