Sue was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 13th, 1949 to Lester and Louella Henry. They moved to Arizona when she was 6 years old, and left Arizona for California when she was 10, living first in Los Angeles, then moving to Santa Clara in her teenage years. She attended Leigh high school at first, and graduated from Wilcox high in 1967. On December 14th, 1968 she met her husband while he was on leave from his second tour as a combat medic in Vietnam. They married on September 20th, 1969 and had their first child in 1973, having two more at five year intervals.
She is survived by her husband Duane, her three children, Justin Walker, Darryl Walker, and Rachael Rodriguez, her three grandchildren Zoey Rodriguez, Nicholas Rodriguez, and Althea Walker, and her son in law Dan Rodriguez and daughter in law Jennifer Conway. She is predeceased by her brother Dean Henry.