Susan Flinchum Blue, age 71, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital.  

A native of Moore County, she was loved by her family, friends and community. She was a loving and devoted wife and wonderful mother and grandmother.  Susan was creative and loved crafting, playing games with friends and attending her grandkids athletic events.  She retired from the State of North Carolina Division of Probation and Parole.  In her spare time, she loved helping her husband, Charles in the yard, spending time at the lake and RV camping with friends.  She was a long-time, faithful member and servant of Eureka Presbyterian church. 

Susan was the daughter of the late Junior Issac Flinchum and Mary Lee Darnell Flinchum. 

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, Charles L. Blue, of Carthage, NC, and survived by daughter Amanda Blue and spouse Ashley Lyle; daughter Tracey Parker; grandchildren Taylor Parker, Sam Parker, Emersyn Lyle-Blue and Landry Lyle-Blue; sister Sharon Sweat and husband Marshall, brother Gerald Flinchum and wife Gail, and sister Amy Anderson. 

Susan served her family, church and community with love and dedication and will be missed by all who knew her. 

A Memorial Service will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, March  18, 2021 at Eureka Presbyterian Church, where she was a lifetime member, with the Reverend Joey Greene officiating.  The service will be in the church sanctuary, a mask will be required.  The service will also be transmitted on FM 88.3 and can be heard from the church parking lot by those that prefer to social distance.  The family will receive friends at the church following  the service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eureka Presbyterian Church Steeple Repair Fund, 2185 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, NC 28327. 

Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Blue family.

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  1. I’m so very sorry for this great loss! My heart goes out to all of Susan’s family and friends. I hope we all can find comfort in our wonderful memories of Susan and Charles. They are definitely gone too soon!

  2. Dear family, how sad to see Susan’s beautiful picture here….I have known her all my life, we have so many memories at Papa and Granny’s…we love you all, and are here for you…. Phyllis and Brent

  3. I am so very sorry for your loss. Susan was a beautiful person, inside and out! Sending love and prayers to the entire family. ♥️

  4. So sorry for your loss. We always loved camping with my parents Raymond and Hazel William’s . Lots of memories with Charles and Susan.

  5. Please accept my sincere condolences in your loss. Susan was a wonderful person. I first met her while we were in high school. I am so sorry for your loss.

  6. Gary and I are so sorry for your loss. Susan and Gary were high school classmates. Her beautifully smile could light a room. Prayers for peace and comfort to her family.

  7. Thoughts and prayers go out to all family/friends. Susan always had a beautiful smile. Memories will last forever. God Bless

  8. Sharon, I just wish there were some words I could say to take away your pain. I am so sorry.
    Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray God gives you peace and strength to get through this difficult time.

  9. Our hearts are broken over the loss of our beloved friend. I know she is at peace with Charles in the arms of the Lord. I will miss her forever. Love and condolences to all the family.

  10. Susan’s obituary photo is perfect. It reflects how beautiful she was inside and out. My prayers are for Tracy, Amanda, Sharon, Gerald, Amy and the entire extended family Prayers for strength. Susan will be missed. Much love and prayers.

  11. Susan and Charles were so good to me during my early days at SFL and then when Lee Ann got married she and the ladies at Eureka hosted a beautiful shower for her. A precious family is their legacy and they will forever be missed! Love and prayers to all the family and friends!

  12. Susan was a beautiful lady inside and out. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her. Susan and Ronnie were classmates at UPHS. Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you. May you find peace in the days ahead.

  13. We will miss you Susan clem and Eli will miss your hugs!! And we will miss your loving ways! Rest easy Susan give Charles a hug for us!

  14. My heart felt condolences to your family. May you feel the peace of our Lord’s arms wrapped around you during this difficult time.

  15. We are so sorry to hear of Susan’s passing. She was a lovely person–inside and out. We always enjoyed spending time with her and Charles when we came to visit with Mary Lee and Junior. Our deepest sympathy to all the family.

  16. Our prayers are with the family. I can’t imagine! Susan and Charles were what made our community a special place in the world. Caring, honest, humble and sincere. Truly a blessing. We gave big shoes to fill.

  17. We feel blessed to have known Susan and Charles and their sweet girls. Our love and prayers are with Amanda & Ashley, Tracy, the grandkids and the whole family.

  18. Kemp & I loved Charles & Susan. Loved talking with them. Susan will be missed but is rejoicing in heaven with Charles. So sorry for your loss.

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