Sue Lynn Setzer
July 25, 1948 - March 29, 2021
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Thomas McAfee - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733 | Map
Thursday 4/1, 12:00 pm

Sue Lynn Setzer, 72, wife of Rick Setzer, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Newton, NC, she was the daughter of the late John and Ruby Hollar Carpenter. Sue Lynn was a charter member of Brookwood Church and was the Chief Financial Officer of…

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John C. Robinson left a message on November 25, 2021:
There are few people that come to mind when I think of the dreams I have carried these many years that were influenced by their lives. Sue Lynn Stezer and her husband, Rick, were one of those few people. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss Setzer family but trust that Sue Lynn is safe in the presence of our Father, God. Thank you for being the Master Teachers about suceeding in business, life and relationships. I pray your hearts are comforted by knowing that so many lives have been FOREVER changed for the better because you and Sue Lynn dared to teach us to DREAM big. May God bless & comfort you. John & Sheryl Robinson, (Formerly of Miami, FL)
J. Dean Farris, Jr. left a message on July 16, 2021:
Sue Lynn was my first Interior Design client (1977) and she was the best client and a truly amazing lady. We worked together on many of her homes; the Spanish House, the Town House, the French House, the Georgian Estate and Diamond Pointe. I have fond memories of her encouraging my talent at such a young age, along with her dress designer Stephen Yearick. (No one wore his gowns better) May she rest in eternal peace. Much love to Rick and the family.
Jann Kip left a message on April 29, 2021:
My belated sympathies, to you all. Many of us from school treasure her. She was so kind and so was her family. I just learned and I am so sorry. We became friends at St. Peters Lutheran Church as kindergartners. We always knew she would achieve greatly and be a gift to society. She was a beautiful child of  God. Jettie is with her Lord and now her 'namesake' Jettie Sue Lynn and she can be together as well in Heaven. 
Nick and Marnida Michel left a message on April 27, 2021:
Rick! We are writing from Haiti... you may not remember us totally but are deeply sorry for you and your family's loss! You are one of Yager’s best teachers. We remember Sue Lynn. She was so sweet. May her Legacy continue to spread for many years to come. Please receive our deepest sympathies from Nick and Marnida - Diamond from Haiti
Cheryl Kiziah left a message on April 17, 2021:
Rick, I am so sorry to hear about Sue Lynn.  I know your heart is heavy.  Thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family. 
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Betty autry left a message on April 5, 2021:
 I was so sorry to hear about Sue Lynnn.  I am also so thankful for the example she set for so many people. She was beautiful inside and out -  faithful, kind, caring and compassionate. You could see all of that in her beautiful smile.  Rick, I pray for you and your family to have the comfort and peace that only God can provide.  
Betty autry, Kevin Autry and Susan Autry Howell left a message on April 5, 2021:
Thank all of you for letting us join in for her service.  It was beautiful.  Kevin, Susan and I have many great memories of time spent with all of you.
Richard Huffman left a message on April 1, 2021:
Rick, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember when you first starting dating Sue Lynn, my wish was that I could find a lady like that. I found that lady and now cannot imagine your loss. You are in our prayers and hearts in the coming days. May God bless you!
MJ Michael left a message on April 1, 2021:
Sue Lynn’s elegance and peace was such an example for me. I admired her greatly. She will be missed! I will miss her gentle spirit and warming smile as she entered any room. Our prayers are with Rick and the family. Love mj michael
John & Karen Powell left a message on April 1, 2021:
Sue Lynn was an amazing lady who added GRACE to the Yager stage & made Rick shine!
Glenn and Pam left a message on April 1, 2021:
We are so sorry Rick. Our prayers are with you and your family
Glenn and Pam Shoffler 
Debbie Terronez Tidwell left a message on April 1, 2021:
Rick & Family, 
I'm praying for y'all totally OUR LORD GOD ALMIGHTY IN HEAVEN wrap His loving arms around each one of you with peace and comfort in the MIGHTY NAME OF JESUS 
Cathy Knobbe-Durr left a message on April 1, 2021:
Words cannot express the depth of sorrow I felt upon learning of Sue Lynn’s passing. She was the most gracious and elegant woman; a gentle and loving soul. She was a role model to many, including me. Barry always referred to her as “Southern Royalty “.
God has taken away her pain and given her a place among the angels. May God grant you peace in this difficult time.
Much love, Barry & Cathy Durr
BETTY MAXWELL left a message on April 1, 2021:
Dear Rick and Family, my heart was broken when I heard the news of our sweet Sue Lynn passing. I will always remember her..and you, being there when help was needed to build our business.  We are all blessed to have known her and her love for others. May God bless you and your family .
Anna Grzegorz Kocimscy left a message on April 1, 2021:
Our sincere condolences for all Setzer family. We remember Sue Lynn from scenes - beautiful, wise with brighten smile. We will pray for you... Anna i Grzegorz Kocimscy
rhonda mccloud left a message on March 31, 2021:
Dear Setzer family,
We are so saddened by the loss of Sue Lynn.  She has been part of our life , it seems , forever.  As I grew up, Sue Lynn was the Woman that I and many others, strived to become.  She was beautiful, elegant, smart, classy and was truly a Godly Woman.  I always loved to see what she was wearing because she was the MODEL and trend setter on stage AND OFF.  Our family has prayed for Sue Lynn and all of you thru this journey and we love you all so much.  She will truly be missed!!! Praying for all of you thru the next days, weeks, months.  We understand what you are going thru, and we are here if you need us.  We love you all! Especially you Mr. Setzer. 
Toby, Tommy & Rhonda
rob and suk gould left a message on March 31, 2021:
Rick and Family
God blessed us with the time we spent with Sue Lynn and Rick and that mentorship changed our lives for ever.
We will never forget the kindness of Sue Lynn . Yes Sue Lynn, in your words we are still a hoot..........
Rob and Suk Gould
Rufus E Perry left a message on March 31, 2021:
I was saddened to learn of Sue Lynn's passing. She and Rick were always so gracious and kind to me when we were business associates.
May God's healing hands comfort and keep all the family in their time of bereavement. Sincerely, Rufus Everette Perry
Simona Pilatova left a message on March 31, 2021:
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Tom Vaughan left a message on March 31, 2021:
Rick , my thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your wife. I lost my wife at about the same age in 2012. It is very hard at the time. Your faith, family and friends will get you through it.
After the period of memorial services end, you will really begin to decide what to do. You will think of her every day and night forever, that’s good.
My advice is get out and keep going, make new friends, join Sr Groups. They are more fun than you think.
If you need a golf group call me or just call me.
I assume you worked for Michelin, if not bless you too, my advice is the same
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Trina Duffy left a message on March 31, 2021:
I was so saddened to hear of Sue Lynn's passing. I met the Setzer family as a young child while my parents, Bob and Shelly, were in Amway with them. They always treated our family like their family. My parents thought and spoke so very highly of them. I have very fond memories of visiting the Setzer farm with my parents when I was a teenager and I have had many thoughts of them over the years. My earthly heart is truly saddened but I know one day we will all unite again in a much greater place. God bless you all so very much for all you did for my family and the great memories you gave me.
Peter & Martine Sledsens left a message on March 31, 2021:
Dear Mr. Setzer and family, we mourn the passing of your wife, mother, grandmother and outstanding businesswoman Sue Lynn. Her legacy lives on. Sincerely, Peter & Martine Sledsens - Belgium
Paul and Trudine Smith left a message on March 31, 2021:
Our hearts grieve with you, Rick, David, Jennifer and family.  When we think of Sue Lynn, I can say that she brought much much joy to Trudine and myself.   We have the fondest memories of years of mentoring received from this amazing family that God brought into our lives in the early 1980's.  Our hearts are heavy but we are also certain of the hope she and each of you have in Christ our Lord.  Romans 5:1-5 NKJV
Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, [2] through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. [3] And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; [4] and perseverance, character; and character, hope. [5] Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
MaryAnne Kaplan left a message on March 31, 2021:
Sue Lynn was a class act!  She always had a beautiful smile and dressed impeccably.  Her grandchildren were a favorite topic.  One of said grandchildren inspired the talk "Fire in the Hole" about passion!  Another great talk was about "Items in the mirror are closer than they appear" about our goals & dreams being more imminent than we might think.  I still chuckle about the story of her having to move one of the boats at the lake despite her fear of doing so!  I will always remember her as a courageous woman who went forward despite obstacles.  Blessings to her family & prayers of Thanksgiving!  
Beata and Piotr Lach left a message on March 31, 2021:
Dear Family Setzer , 
We will always have Sue Lynn in our hearts , her kindness , grace and loving smile will be with us forever. Her Family , all of you, are the best tribute to her life. We pray for You to find Peace and Comfort with Jesus , God bless your Family , love Beata and Piotr Lach
Helen & Peter McKenna left a message on March 31, 2021:
Deepest condolences to Rick and family. We have so many beautiful memories of you both through our lives. You impacted so many lives. 
Beth Worthy Adamczyk left a message on March 31, 2021:
My heart goes out to all of you.  Sue Lynn was a wonderful, kind, strong, and loving lady.  David and Jennifer, I have so many wonderful memories of times with your parents, especially our days at Summit Seekers Camp!  I can't imagine the loss your dad and you feel.  I know our Heavenly Father is holding you close.  I am praying for you.  
Beth Worthy Adamczyk
Chad Connelly left a message on March 31, 2021:
Rick and David, I'm so sorry to hear of Sue Lynn's passing. I know she's in the arms of Jesus right now, but grief is tough and please know you and the entire family are in my prayers. you guys have made an impact in my life and I can never thank you enough. My first wife, Michelle, put it best when we got to hang out with you guys, "Sue Lynn is the epitome of the elegant, classy and wise southern lady." Michelle looked up to her immensely as I have looked up to you both. God bless you guys, Chad
Don & Jan Held left a message on March 31, 2021:
Rick & family we are so saddened to hear about Sue Lynn. She is with her Lord and has no pain anymore.
What a beautiful example of grace and good character Sue Lynn was to so many. God's peace be with you.
Our prayers are with you. Don & Jan Held
Dr. Ignatius Augustine left a message on March 31, 2021:
I am from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I am very saddened to hear about the passing of Sue Lynn. I first met Rick & Sue Lynn at a business conference in Australia in 1996. What I learned from them impacted my life and for that I will be forever grateful.
Heartfelt condolences to the family of Sue Lynn.
Larry and Cheryl West left a message on March 31, 2021:
Sue Lynn, Cheryl and I will miss you. You always welcomed us as family. You made us feel at home. I picture Jesus welcoming you to your new home. This vision will continue to lift my soul, the same way you lifted me on so many occasions. Peace be with you, sister in Christ.
Fred and Susan Worthy left a message on March 31, 2021:
There are no words for a time like this.  Each of you are in our thoughts and prayers.  Sue Lynn has a special place in our hearts as each of you do.  May God hold you tightly in His loving arms.  She is safe in the arms of Jesus but we will continue to miss her here with us.  Know that you have our love.
Tim and Judy Yarbro left a message on March 30, 2021:
Remembering Sue Lynn, her grace, and her kindnesses. Our prayers are with the family in this time of grief. May God's comfort sustain you all.
Roberta Hoch left a message on March 30, 2021:
Rick & family:
We were heart broken to learn of Sue Lynn’s passing. She was such a gracious, kind & loving woman and she will be truly missed by many. Our prayers go out to the entire Setzer family for comfort and peace in this difficult time.
Mike & Roberta Hoch
Jim and Charise Bos left a message on March 30, 2021:
Rick, David & Kristin, Jennifer & Billy,
No words can express my deep sorrow for your loss. We pray that God will guide you each step of the way during your time of grief and sorrow. Sue Lynn had a huge influence on so many lives. In the many conversations we’ve had over the years, I remember Sue Lynn’s kindness she brought to each conversation.
Cheryl West Fort Worth Texas left a message on March 30, 2021:
Sue Lynn will be missed and remembered in so many special ways. My prayer is that her wisdom continues to feed our soul and her memories will always bring us joy. Thank you Lord for the gift of Sue Lynn in our lives and may she rest in peace. We love you all and are praying for all of the lives she touched.
Bergy & Phoebe left a message on March 30, 2021:
Remembering Sue Lynn's advice to us on how to speak Southern when told we were moving to TN. . .You have to pronounce "grits" with 3 syllables!  Our hearts go out to the family.
Marie Steffen, Larina Berggren, Bud and Cindy Berggren left a message on March 30, 2021:
We are so sad for your loss of Sue Lynn as a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a sister, and more.  We are also sorry for our own loss of such a great leader in the business world.  Sue Lynn was always kind . . . her smile and endearing ways uplifted all who were in her presence.  We will always remember her and offer heartfelt condolences to the family.
Andy & Nadia left a message on March 30, 2021:
How can we put into words how sad we are to hear about Sue Lynn.  She will be so missed.   Our events won't be the same without her.  Dear Rick and Dave and all the family, please know our thoughts are with you and please accept our most sincere condolences.  Lots of hugs.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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