Dr. Rachel Joan (Dishon) Satterfield 89, former Frankfort resident died March 19, 2022 at Citrus Hospice House, Lecanto, Florida. She was born January 10, 1933 in Delphi Indiana to the late Edward and Sadie (Roark) Dishon. Dr. Rachel Joan Satterfield is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Dr. James Robert Satterfield on June 21, 2012. Dr. Rachel Joan Satterfield and Dr. James Robert Satterfield met at Frankfort Pilgrim College and married August 15, 1954.
Dr. Rachel Joan Satterfield received her BA in Education from Indiana Wesleyan University, MA in Education from Western Kentucky University, and EDD from Nova University. She was an educator in Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma and retired from Oklahoma Panhandle State University as Director of Test and Measurements. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, loved literacy, learning, and artistry. Her specialty was leading gifted/ learning disabled children and adults to reach their full potential. Dr. Rachel Joan Satterfield received the Indiana Wesleyan University Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award, and sponsors a teachers Scholarship Fund for teacher education students. Dr. Rachel believed in Pilgrim Holiness a Christian wayfarer for a sinless life. Her desire was to seek and understand the Bible, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and lead others to success and eternal life.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Citrus Hospice House, 2939 W. Gulf to Lake Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461 and Indiana Wesleyan University Satterfield Scholarship Fund.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort.
Son: J. Douglas and Teresa (Montgomery) Satterfield Charlotte, NC, Granddaughter: Amanda D. Bucklin, Great Granddaughter: Zoey Anna Bucklin Weeki Wachee, Florida.
her parents Edward and Sadie (Roark), husband Dr. James Robert Satterfield, and son David Allen Satterfield.