Obituary: Annie Sue Painter Inmon

Annie Sue Painter Inmon, one of the original Flying Queens women’s basketball team at what was then Wayland Baptist College, died Sept. 18 in Denton. She was 92.

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Annie Sue Painter Inmon, one of the original Flying Queens women’s basketball team at what was then Wayland Baptist College, died Sept. 18 in Denton. She was 92. She was born on Easter Sunday, April 8, 1928, to L.M. and Elizabeth Ann Crow in Friona, the youngest of nine children. After graduating from Friona High School, she went to Wayland Baptist College, where she played for the Flying Queens from 1946 to 1949. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wayland in 1950 and later earned a master’s degree from West Texas State University in Canyon. She started her teaching career in 1950 at Kress, teaching math. She spent the next 34 years teaching at O’Donnell; Westlake, Ark.; Littlefield; Wellington; Quail; and Hereford. As a member of Temple Baptist Church in Hereford, she sang in the choir, taught a women’s Sunday school class and participated in four mission trips to Central and South America. She was preceded in death by her first husband Tobb Painter and her second husband Vernon Inmon.


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