Malva Sue Bounds passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 6-8 p.m. today, August 28, 2018 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will celebrate her life of 78 years on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel. A tribute of Sue’s life may be found at www.memorialdesigners.net, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family. Sue was born on December 3, 1939, to Benjamin and Fay Goar Purcell in Cransfills Gap, Texas. She graduated from McAllen High School in 1958. Sue graduated University of Mary Hardin – Baylor in 1961. It was there she met her husband, the love of her life. On August 26, 1961, she married Jack Bounds in Belton, Texas. She excelled in many academic activities as well being selected as “Miss Bluebonnet” in the school beauty contest. Sue majored in voice and music. She was a member of Royal Academia and the Doranns singing group. She served 9 years on the Board of Trustees of University of Mary Hardin – Baylor. Sue received her Masters from Texas Tech with a certification in elementary administration. She was employed as a teacher and administrator in Lubbock ISD. In 1999 she retired from LISD after 36 years of which the last 12 years she was principal of Mae Murfee Elementary. Sue received many accolades and certification of excellence in education. She was honored with a joint resolution of outstanding education in both the House and Senate of Texas. After retiring she had a career as a model and acting in television commercials. After her second retirement she and her husband, Jack traveled extensively throughout the US and world. She was a member of Oakwood Baptist Church and as a Sunday school teacher, choir member and involved in various committees. Her walk with Christ was very strong and was able to witness to many with her concert and religious music. Survivors include her husband, Jack C. Bounds; children, Benjamin Charles Bounds of Lubbock and daughter, Melanie Ann (Bounds) Fencl and husband, Paul of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Jackson Paul, and Olivia Grae Fencl; great-granddaughter, Hazel Amelia Fencl; sisters, Ann Olinger and husband, Robert of Oakwood, TX; Betty Kopp and husband, David of New Braunfels, TX; and Penny Meier and husband, Dennis of San Antonio, TX. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Fay Marie Purcell; and sister, Joyce Yarborough.