Mae Sue Bright 1931 ~ 2021


Mae Sue (Springer) Bright was born January 10, 1931 to Scott P. and Cora Mary Mae (Goins) Springer. She passed away January 12, 2021 at the age of 90 years 2 days. She lived in (except for 4 years), the house she was born in, and where she passed away. She was the oldest child of 8 brothers and sisters. Mae Sue attended school at Crawford, Oklahoma.
Mae Sue was married to Leroy J. (Ted) Bright and to this union 4 children were born. Mae Sue was a housekeeper gardener, she loved to quilt and for many years quilted at Crawford, Strong City, and Pat Allen’s. The quilt on her casket was quilted by her and her sister Dora and won 2nd place out of 138 quilts at the state fair.
She worked for the State of Oklahoma for many years at the Black Kettle Museum then later became curator of the museum.
Mae Sue was a faithful member of the Magnolia Baptist Church having a special pew and foot stool where she sat with her special and faithful friends.
She celebrated her 90th birthday with a dinner and celebration at Magnolia Baptist Church on January 10, 2020 it was attended by many of her family and friends It was truly a blessing to her and her family that day.
Mae Sue was preceded in death by her husband Ted, her parents, 2 brothers Loyd Springer and Scott Springer Jr. and 4 sisters Sylvia Cagle. Ressie Sadler, Dora Hammond, and Carolyn Sims.
Mae Sue is survived by her daughter Shirley Cogburn and husband Bob of Cheyenne, Albert and wife Pauline of Indiahoma, Jerry and wife Debbie of Arapaho, and Richard and Joyclyn of Thomas.
Mae Sue is survived by 10 Grandchildren Roby, Becky, Leroy, Melissa, Deidra, Garrett, Whitney, LaReesa, Kendra, and Morgan. Mae Sue is survived by 9 Great Grandchildren Brittany, Ainsley, Avery, Jane, Sydney, Corbin. Copeland, Hudsen and Gentri, Mae Sue is survived by a brother Willie Springer, a host of nieces. and nephews and other family and friends.