Sue A. Davis Mitchell 93, of Frankfort, Ind., died at 3:20 p.m. October 2, 2016 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette. Born June 22, 1923 in Forest, Ind., to Max P. & Kathryn (Fraker) Sellars. She married James A. Davis on August 9, 1947 in Forest and he preceded her in death on December 18, 1983. She then married Ralph A. Mitchell Sr. on October 12, 1996 and he preceded her in death on August 8, 2016. Mrs. Mitchell was a 1940 graduate and valedictorian of Forest High School. She graduated as valedictorian of Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute and received her masters degree from Ball State University. Sue began her teaching career in Edinburgh, Ind., and then taught business at Clinton Central High School for over 20 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Forest United Methodist Church and a former member of Forest O.E.S. Sue’s passion was her family. She was an avid sports fan, enjoyed traveling, reading and loved spending time in Siesta Key, Florida and Westcliffe, Colorado.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Service will follow at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Therapy Dog International-Lafayette Chapter or Forest United Methodist Church; envelopes will be available.
1 Daughter: Suzanne Davis (Husband Don Carlos) of Baltimore, Maryland, 3 Sons: Phillip (Linda) Davis of Lake Zurich, Illinois, Dr. Jay (Cindi) Davis of Michigantown, Stephen (Lori) Davis of Frankfort, 5 Grandchildren, Kristin Murphy, Lauren (Steven) Thomas, Dr. Caitlin Davis, Chelsea (Jacob) Thompson and Alex Davis, 1 Great Granddaughter, Emily Thomas, 3 Step-Sons: Ralph A. (Karen) Mitchell Jr. of Colorado, Timothy (Joyce) Mitchell of Florida, James W. (Connie) Mitchell of Brownstown, 2 Step-Daughters: Amy (Sam) Motazedi of Brownstown, Jeanne (Brian) Penner of Naples, Florida and Sister: Nancy Lukins of Louisville, Kentucky
her brother, Max F. Sellars.