Susie McEntire

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Susie McEntire-Eaton
Birth name Susan Martha McEntire
Also known as Susie
Born (1957-11-08) November 8, 1957 (age 58)
Origin Chockie, Oklahoma, U.S.
Genres Christian, Country
Years active 1961–present 2000–present
Associated acts Reba McEntire

Martha Susan "Susie" McEntire-Eaton (formerly Susie Luchsinger) (born November 8, 1957) is an American CCM singer. She is the younger sister of Reba McEntire, Alice McEntire Foran and Pake McEntire.[1]

Early years[edit]

McEntire-Eaton was born on November 8, 1957 to Clark Vincent McEntire (1928 - 2014), and Jacqueline "Jackie" [Smith] McEntire (b. 1927) in Chockie, Oklahoma and was raised there. Eaton attended Oklahoma State University.

Musical career[edit]

She toured with sister Reba McEntire in the 1980s, in addition to singing on the albums Heart to Heart (1981) and Unlimited (1982).

In 1993, she released her debut solo record, scoring several hits on Christian country radio.[1] The album hit #39 on the U.S. Billboard Top Contemporary Christian Albums chart in 1994.[2] Several further solo albums followed in the 1990s and 2000s. McEntire-Eaton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame on November 5, 2011.[3]



Year Album US Christian Label
1993 Real Love 39 Integrity Music
1995 Come As You Are REP
1996 Inspirational Favorites K-Tel Records
1999 Raised on Faith New Haven
2001 My Gospel Hymnal
2004 You've Got a Friend
2005 Count It All Joy
2008 Let Go SLM
2009 I'll Be Home For Christmas
2010 Passages SM
2012 Chase the Wind SM


Year Title Album
1993 "I Don't Love You Like I Used To" (with Paul Overstreet) Real Love
1994 "For Pete's Sake"
1995 "Love Will Carry the Load" Come as You Are

Personal life[edit]

McEntire married rodeo cowboy Paul Luchsinger on November 27, 1981, who she divorced on May 19, 2008. She has 3 children: E.P., Lucchese and Samuel. Paul Luchsinger died May 12, 2015, in Sayre, Oklahoma, from cancer. Their eldest runs the McEntire ranch in Chockie. On December 12, 2009, she married theologian, adventurer and speaker Mark Eaton of Seattle, Washington, in Cannon Beach, Oregon. She and Eaton travel the U.S. with an inspirational and entertaining message of encouragement. McEntire holds many awards in the field of Positive Country and as co-host of the Cowboy Church TV show. The Eatons reside in Stringtown on the McEntire family land.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b Susie Luchsinger at Allmusic
  2. ^ Billboard,
  3. ^ The Christian Music Hall of Fame website. Archived November 23, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.