Susan Cook Cabell, 98, passed away September 28, 2012 at her residence at Carlyle Place after a brief illness. Mrs. Cabell was born November 10, 1913 in Chicago to Morris Grossman and Susan Teixler Grossman (Cook). She was adopted after the death of her father by her mother’s husband, George H. Cook. Mrs. Cabell was the widow of Gerald F. Cabell and was predeceased by her brother, J. Howard Cook. Mrs. Cabell graduated from Francis W. Parker School in Chicago in 1931. She attended Northwestern University, the University of Illinois, Indiana University, and the University of Chicago. She made a long career in the printing industry in Chicago as a proofreader for leading publishers that included the Chicago Tribune and R. R. Donnelly & Sons. During World War II, she contributed to the war effort as a driver for the American Women's Voluntary Services. Mrs. Cabell was an avid reader, cook, gardener, bridge player, and world traveler. She had a deep passion for literature, the visual arts, theater, and music, and she passed her passion for the arts to her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Cabell’s memory is cherished by her children, Elisabeth A. Cabell-Schottstaedt (Wolfgang) and Thomas P. (Marta) Cabell of Macon, and Peter M. (Joan) Cabell of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren Jennifer Susan Cabell Schottstaedt, Leslie Christina Cabell Schottstaedt, Rachel Lynne Cabell, Emily Virginia Cabell, Natalie Michelle Cabell, Gabrielle Justine Cabell; sister-in-law, Ethel S. Cook, her duplicate bridge partner for many years. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Theatre Macon. A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00-4:00PM on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Theatre Macon on 438 Cherry Street, Macon, Georgia with Jim Crisp, Jr. officiating.
Hart’s Mortuary and Crematory, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.