Mattie Sue Ringgold

Mattie Sue Ringgold

May 15, 1933 - January 5, 2019

             Sue Ringgold, 85, of Bay City, TX passed away January 5, 2019. She was born the next to the youngest of 10 children, on May 15, 1933 in West Columbia, TX to James Wyatt and Nellie Chamblee Ringgold.

            Mattie coached for Bay City Independent School for 35 years, taking the Bay City High School’s girls basketball team to state in 1981. She was later inducted into the school district’s Hall of Honor.

            Mattie was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, and sisters.

            She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

            Services will be at 2 p.m Thursday, January 10, 2019 at First Baptist Church Bay City with Dr. Mike Zimmerman officiating. Visitation will begin at the church at 1 p.m. prior to services.

            Interment will follow at Columbia Cemetery in West Columbia, TX.

            Pallbearers are Christopher Curry, Bryan Liles, Matthew Hines, Justice Wisener, Gunnar Larson and Carter Liles.

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church, 2321 Avenue F, Bay City, TX 77414 or Bay City High School, 400 7th Street, Bay City, TX 77414.

Online condolences may be shared by visiting Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home 979-245-4613.