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Sue (Miller) Tice

March 26, 1957 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Sue Tice Obituary

Melva Sue Tice, age 66, of Barry, IL passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Barry Healthcare and Senior Living. She was born March 26, 1957, in Quincy, IL to Melvin and Carrie Vaughn Miller. Sue married John H. Tice May 28, 1994, at the Barry Park and he preceded her in death September 20, 2013.

Sue was a 1975 graduate of Barry High School. She worked for many years at Brown Shoe Factory where she met her first husband with whom her two children were born. Sue also worked for Tittsworth Melons, was a cook at the Barry Café, ran an outfitting business ‘Horizon Hunting Adventures’ with John, and was ‘the best’ bartender at the Longbranch. Her favorite all time job was being her grandchildren’s nanny, she loved them deeply and cherished spending time with them and could always be seen attending their sporting events. She was an avid reader, enjoyed dancing, watching hummingbirds, gardening and diamond art coloring, often gifting her creations to friends and family. Sue always enjoyed good conversation accompanied by rum and Mountain Dew, inheriting the nickname, ‘Mountain Dew Sue’! She loved to play pool and was on a league for many years, enjoyed playing cards with her family and cherished her wonderful group of friends. Sue was a simple, kind, giving and caring lady who loved her family big and she will be dearly missed by all.

Sue is survived by her mother, Carrie Miller; daughter, Nicole Bareis of Barry, IL; son, David Butler of Huntsville, AL; grandchildren, Addison Bareis, Alysa Bareis, Ryan Butler and Lilly Butler; sisters, Mary (Curt) Bowen, Lisa (John) Pennock and Angie Jackson; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her father, Melvin Miller; husband, John Tice; and brother, Kevin Miller.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry with visitation held prior to the service from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to be made to the family c/o Niebur Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be left to the family at Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry is handling the arrangements.

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March 9, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Niebur Funeral Chapel (Barry)

Funeral Service
March 9, 2024

1:00 PM
Niebur Funeral Chapel (Barry)


To the Family c/o Niebur Funeral Chapel


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