Susie McEntire

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Susie McEntire-Eaton
Birth nameSusan Martha McEntire
Also known asSusie Luchsinger (1981–2008)
Born (1957-11-08) November 8, 1957 (age 61)
Chockie, Oklahoma, U.S.
Years active1981–present
Associated actsReba McEntire
WebsiteOfficial website

Martha Susan "Susie" McEntire-Eaton (formerly Luchsinger; born November 8, 1957) is an American CCM singer. She is the younger sister of Reba, Alice, and Pake.[1] She used her married name of Susie Luchsinger on her solo albums until her divorce in 2008.

Early years[edit]

Martha Susan McEntire was born on November 8, 1957 to Clark Vincent McEntire (November 30, 1927 - October 23, 2014), and Jacqueline "Jackie" McEntire (née Smith; b. November 6, 1926) in Chockie, Oklahoma and was raised there. Eaton attended Oklahoma State University.[citation needed]

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 (died May 12, 2015) on November 27, 1981, whom she divorced on May 19, 2008. The couple had three children. On December 12, 2009, she remarried, to American theologian and public speaker Mark Eaton, of Seattle, Washington. She holds many awards in the field of Positive Country and as co-host of the Cowboy Church TV show. The Eatons reside in Stringtown, Oklahoma.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b Susie Luchsinger profile,; accessed November 3, 2016.
  2. ^ Billboard,
  3. ^ The Christian Music Hall of Fame website. Archived November 23, 2011, at the Wayback Machine