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She enjoyed sewing, cooking, carpentry, interior decorating Carolin Sue Mitchell, daughter of Earnest and Letha (Fowler) Hensley, was born June 6, 1944 in Mountain Home, Ark. She departed this life Sunday, April 12, 2009, in St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, at the age of 64 years, 10 months and 6 days.
On Jan. 4, 1964 in Independence, Mo., she was united in marriage to G.L. Mitchell, and to this union two daughters were born.
She was preceded in death by her parents; the father of her children; one brother; and two sisters.
Sue is survived by two daughters, Michelle Shortt, of Ava, and Cissy Banning, and her husband, Jimmy, of Springfield; two granddaughters, Tara Reedy, and her husband, Matt, and Courtney Allen, and her fiance, Chad Collins, all of Ava; two grandsons, Mitchell Banning, and Jackson Banning; one great-granddaughter, Lauren; a sister, Ann Hurst, of Independence; a number of nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
She was born and raised in Mountain Home, Ark. and after she and Garrell were married, they made their home in Mansfield, in 1968, where she was a loving and devoted homemaker and mother.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking, carpentry, and interior decorating. Her family was very important to her and she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, April 15, at 6 p.m., in Mansfield Cemetery with Dan Wade speaking.
Interment was under the direction of Holman-Howe Funeral Home, Mansfield.