Susan Ellen McClintock, 75, of Merkel passed away peacefully in the evening hours of Monday, March 22, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born February 17, 1946 to Arthur and Beulah Augusta (Watkins) McNary in Big Spring, Texas. She married Rodney McClintock on December 7, 1968 in Big Spring, they were married for 52 years.
Susan attended school in Big Spring and graduated from Big Spring High in 1964. She went on to graduate from Hardin Simmons University in 1969 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. In 1986 Susan became a Teacher’s Aide in Special Education at Merkel High School and later went back to Hardin Simmons where she received a Special Education Certificate, she went on to teach Special Education for 20 years at Merkel High School. She retired in 2006.
Susan loved singing, playing the piano, directing the choir at church and spending time with her grandchildren. Susan was a devoted Christian; she enjoyed reading her Bible, participating in church activities and listening to gospel music.
Survivors include her husband Rodney McClintock of Merkel; daughter Beth Borrego and husband Pablo of Merkel; grandchildren Gilbert, Trubi, Olivia, and Witten Borrego all of Merkel; brother David McNary and wife Pat of Tool, TX; brother-in-law Arden Jemmott and wife Liz of Reed’s Spring, Missouri; sister-in-law Sheryl McClintock of Irving, TX; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Susan was preceded in death by her son Jamie McClintock; her parents; and her brother-in-law Kenneth McClintock.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00PM Friday, March 26, 2021 at Starbuck Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at First United Methodist Church in Merkel at 1:00PM Saturday, March 27, 2021. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Dr. Joseph L. Tadvick, Dr. Hayan Moualla, the staff at Hendrick Medical Center and Hendrick Hospice Care for all of their love and kindness shown toward Susan.
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