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Sue Hamby
Harwell-Wheeler Funeral Home
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Mrs. Sue Hamby, 79, of Stockbridge died Feb. 1. The daughter of the late Albert B. and Ida Lenora Lewis Mask, she was born Aug. 5, 1929 in Newton County. Mrs. Hamby lived most of her life in this general area, as her husband served several churches as their pastor.

She was preceded in death by her children Joseph Hamby and Melissa Hamby and is survived by her husband, the Rev. Sidney Allen Hamby of Stockbridge; her children and their spouses, Clara and Ron McNair of Omaha, Ga., Sidney L. and Debbie Hamby of Kenner, La. And Timothy and Gena Hamby of Davidson, N.C. Her brothers and sisters, Sam and Betty Mask of Covington, Clifton and Evelyn Mask of Covington; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends also survive her.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3. Funeral services for Mrs. Hamby will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Stewart Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Weister officiating. Interment will follow at Stewart Baptist Church cemetery. Friends may sign the online registry at