Susan Lockhart Engler

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Susan Lockhart Engler “Susie” – Age 51, of Lebanon, entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 23, 2023, after a battle with cancer. She is preceded in death by her mother, Linda W. Hudgins. Susie is survived by her husband, Robert “Bodhi” Engler, of Lebanon; son, James (Cassie) Lockhart, of Woodbury; daughter, Eliana Rose Engler, of Lebanon; her sister, Melissa Hudgins (Greg) Gaddis, of Spring Hill; dear friend and former husband, Bryan Lockhart, of Nashville; her father, James Hudgins, of Batesville, Indiana; grandkids, Braxton, Mason and Hayden; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends. Some of Susie’s favorite times involved slot machines and taking cruises with her family; they meant the world to her. A Celebration of Susie’s life is scheduled for Friday, June 30, 2023, at 11AM, at Western Hills Church (7565 Charlotte Pike) with David Estes officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be on Friday, June 30th from 9AM until the service time at 11AM, both at Western Hills Church. Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, 6949 Charlotte Pike, Suite 104 (615) 857-9955. We are proud to be West Nashville & Bellevue’s only locally owned burial & cremation provider.

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  1. Bodhi For years Susie was like a daughter to me. E went everywhere together. So many birthdays and good times Susie was the sweetest person I know When she was little we always thought she would be a dancer because she danced and walked on her toes. When my daddy would take the kids to Giant Food he would give them all some money to buy something. That’s where Susie informed daddy that she didn’t want change. She wanted a”green dollar”. Someone will tell you about the streaker in the grocery store. She loved life. I’m so proud she got to live out some of her dreams. I love her and I am going to miss her. Thank you for loving her and giving her life purpose. Aunt Madelyn

  2. It’s so hard trying to describe Susie in just a few words. She touched so many peoples lives, including mine. We weren’t only cousins but close friends. From “fancy” dinners, to cookouts, to game/poker night, we always had such a great time and tons of laughs. My husband and I always looked forward to hanging out with her and Bodhi and didn’t even mind sleeping in the creepy doll room in the spare bedroom lol. One of my favorite memories is the story with the outdoor patio cushion (only a select few know what I’m talking about). Oh Susie, you are so missed and loved. You were a bright light on this Earth and I know your shining even brighter now in the Heavens. I love you cuz……..

  3. Oh Susan, where do I even begin? From the moment I first met you & Bodhi when y’all had just started dating. When I checked you Id & realized not only were you my neighbor but my birthday twin we became instant friends! I’m so glad I met you & were able to share some of our lives together. I loved yelling “fireball” back to you & Bodhi while y’all played your game. I loved even more that during your wedding vows y’all asked me to yell “Fireball” after a certain part of your vows. You are so greatly missed! Fly high my sweet friend! You will never be forgotten & I will always celebrate our birthday in your honor! 🪽💐

  4. Until today, I wasnt sureof just how much I could endure.But now Ive found with thanks to you,Im stronger than I ever knew.The Oak Tree

    A Memorial Tree was planted in memory of Susan Lockhart Engler
  5. With loving memories of Susan!

    A Memorial Tree was planted in memory of Susan Lockhart Engler
  6. Remembering you and “Susan Lockhart Engler” in our minds and in our hearts.

    A Memorial Tree was planted in memory of Susan Lockhart Engler
  7. Susan I will always remember you and I dancing and laughing at TDCI. I miss you and love you. I am sending love and prayers to your family .Rest in Peace my dear friend. Mona W.

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