Susan Carlisle Zickert went to be with the Lord on Sept. 27, 2012. Born in 1953 to Jason and Lanna Carlisle, longtime Willcox residents.

Susan attended Willcox Public Schools followed by a BA degree in 1975 from Grand Canyon College, where she met her future husband, “Ted” Zickert. Her teaching career started in 1979 working with challenged adults, followed by 20 years with the Willcox Public Schools. Susan earned her Master’s degree in 1996 from the University of Arizona. Her devotion to God gave her guidance with teaching both adult and children’s classes at the First Southern Baptist Church of Willcox. Susan enjoyed traveling, reading and scrapbooking. What gave her the most joy was her love for children and family.

Survived by her husband Ted Zickert, daughter Alyssa, parents Jason and Lanna Carlisle, and her sister Lanna Ruthann Stoddard of Las Vegas, Nev. Preceded in death by her sister, Paula Carlisle Herman.

Memorial Services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, at the First Southern Baptist Church of Willcox. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the First Southern Baptist Church of Willcox.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Services entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematory of Willcox, Ariz.

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