On the morning of Sunday, October 1, 2023, Sue Moore McClung passed away at her home after a short battle with cancer. She was 74 years old.
Sue was born in Huntsville, AL to Fred Allen Moore and Carolyn Williams Moore in December of 1948. She grew up in Madison, AL and graduated in 1966 from S.R. Butler High School as the class salutatorian.
In 1970 she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a BS in Mathematics and went on to earn a MS in Mathematics and Education from Alabama A&M University in 1978.
She taught Math in the Huntsville City School System – at Whitesburg Middle School and at Grissom High School for 10 years as “Mrs. Sue Cain”.
In 1981 she left teaching for a career of supporting the Warfighter with the Department of the Army.
Sue was a trailblazer for women in engineering leadership as she was named the Chief of the Special Projects Integration Office and was the Army Lead for the Tactical Information Broadcast Services during Desert Storm.
In February of 1994 Sue was named the Director of the new Joint Technology Center/Systems Integration Lab for Unmanned Systems where she stood up this organization and remained the director until retirement in May of 2017.
In April of 2008 Ms. Sue M. McClung was presented the National Defense Industrial Association’s Defense Management Award in recognition of “significant contributions to the national defense of the United States of America”.
Sue attended the University of Alabama for 2 years and loved the Alabama Crimson Tide. She could often be found cooking for a party before Alabama football and basketball games.
Sue is preceded in death by her father Fred Allen Moore, her mother Carolyn Williams Johnson, and her sister Ada Elizabeth Moore. She is survived by her daughter Lisa Cain Bath, son-in-law David Bath, grandsons Zachary Bath and Jacob Bath, and step-father Hoyt Johnson.
Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 12pm at Legacy Chapel Funeral Home with the funeral following at 1pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to Athens Bible School, Athens, Alabama.