Cover photo for Evelyn Sue Rider's Obituary
Evelyn Sue Rider Profile Photo

Evelyn Sue Rider

September 11, 1941 — October 17, 2023

Skiatook, OK

Evelyn Sue Rider


Private Family Services. Please contact the family directly for further details.


Evelyn Sue Rider was born September 11, 1941, in Bunch, OK, to Sam Rider, Sr. and Polly Ann (Leach) Rider. She passed away October 17, 2023, in Tulsa, OK.

Sue was one of 5 brothers and 5 sisters. She attended Haskell Schools. She married Denzil Ray Dawson of Tahlequah and together they had four children. She then had another girl and another boy. In the 60’s Sue worked at Pepsi-Cola in Tulsa and later worked with her mother as a nurse’s aide at Doctor’s Hospital in Tulsa in the 70’s while raising her six children. Sue went on to retire in the 80’s and took care of her home until her passing. Sue was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her children, David Dawson, and Lisa Broaddrick; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, Joanne Rider, Sally Shell, Richard Rider, and Theresa Rider; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Clyde William Wilbur; and children, Rhonda Dawson, Susan Dawson, Keith Cruse, and Gary Dawson.

Arrangements were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.

Online condolences to the family can be made at

To order memorial trees in memory of Evelyn Sue Rider, please visit our tree store.


Visits: 151

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send a Card

Send a Card