Name: Suzanne G. Blythe

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 26, 2008

Age: 36

Occupation and title:

Library Media Specialist at J. P. King Jr. Middle School

Spouse’s name:

Charles David Blythe

Children’s names and ages:


Church affiliation:

Franklin Baptist Church

What’s the best part of your day?

Spending time with family

If you could select another profession, what would you do?

Physical Trainer/Dietician

Why do you choose to live in Franklin/Southampton/Isle of Wight County?

I live in Gates, N.C., on my father’s home place. Franklin is my home town.

If you had two weeks’ vacation and money were no object, how would you spend your time?

A trip to Las Vegas

Favorite food:


Favorite weekend destination: At home with family

Favorite college sports team:

UNC Tarheels

Favorite pro sports team:


Favorite color:

Carolina blue

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you?

Follow The Golden Rule; My parents

Favorite Bible verse:

Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life?

Becoming a library media specialist

Which local charitable or non-profit organization do you wish more people would support?

American Cancer Society/Alzheimer’s

Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know.

I enjoy weight training.

What’s your hobby?

Exercising, baking

If you could re-live one day of your life, which would it be and why?

My wedding day because it was so exciting

What gives you the blues?

Visiting my grandmother at East Pavilion

What’s the most Southern thing you’ve ever done?

I went Snipe hunting

What’s your best childhood memory?

My funniest childhood memory is when my brother, Mitchell, stepped in cherry pie filling that had been thrown out in the yard and came hopping to the house thinking he had cut his foot.

Tell us one true thing.

There is scientific evidence for belief in God.

What frightens you most?


If you could live anywhere else in the world, where would it be and why?

Greensboro, N.C, to be near my sister, Rebecca

Who’s your favorite ex-president?

Ronald Reagan

If you could pass or change one law, what would it be? A mandatory printout of the cost of gas from oil field to gas station, including taxes

What last brought tears to your eyes?

A dedication ceremony for Luke Drewry at J.P. King

If you could invite three guests - living or dead, from anytime in history - to dinner, who would they be?

My grandmother, Ella Mae Goodman; my grandfather, Roy Ragland; and my aunt, Marilyn Ragland

What three objects would you take with you to a desert island?

A toothbrush, toothpaste and suntan lotion

What kind of music do you like, and who’s your favorite performer?

Top 40, Pop, Hip-Hop, Rock & Country; Chris Brown

Tell us about a good movie you’ve seen lately and why you liked it.

“Derailed.” It was suspenseful

Who’s a famous athlete or entertainer you admire?

Michael Jordan

What’s the last book you read?

The last book I completed was The Jacket by Andrew Clements; I’m currently reading Lifeguard by James Patterson

To whom are you grateful and why?

My parents; for their unconditional love and support