Sue Heath

Winston-Salem, NC | In Memoriam

Chuck and Sue Heath create finely carved and painted figures of birds.  Their work is found in many public and private collections.

Susan McClelland Heath Jan. 9, 1933 – Jun. 14, 2012 Mrs. Susan McClelland Heath 79, known as Sue to her friends, passed away June 14, 2012.  She was born on January 9, 1933 in Red Oak, Iowa to Marion Frances McClelland and Gladys Gibson McClelland and has been a resident of Winston-Salem, NC since 1973. As an active member of Piedmont Craftsmen, Sue was often seen at the Craftmen’s Fair manning a booth that contained beautiful lifelike birds carved by her husband and meticulously painted by her. Their work was so amazing one of their birds, a cardinal that represented the state of North Carolina, was chosen to adorn the White House Christmas tree in 2002.  Surviving are her loving husband of 55 years, Chuck Heath; one son, Rodney C. Heath and wife, Debra, of East Bend, NC; a daughter, Laura S. Hylton, and husband, Rush; two grandsons.

Sue became an Exhibiting Member with her husband Chuck in 1988