Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Columbus

4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA


Sue Mitchell

October 26, 1950May 19, 2020

Sue Bentley Mitchell, 69 of Alpharetta, GA, formerly of Columbus, GA passed away peacefully after a long battle with brain cancer on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. A private viewing will be held from 9:30am-10:30 am on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Striffler Hamby, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA. A private graveside service will be starting at 11:00am in Park Hill Cemetery following the viewing.

Sue was born on October 26, 1950 in Columbus, GA, son of the late John W. Bentley and the late Helen Holton Bentley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Mitchell, and her brother, Jimmy Bentley. Sue loved the Lord and she was a pillar of faith to all who knew her. She was a past member of Rose Hill Baptist Church, Columbus, GA and Lexington Presbyterian Church, Lexington, SC. She is currently a member of Alpharetta First United Methodist Church, Alpharetta, GA. She was so dearly loved by all. Her love for her family showed as she was involved with her children’s and grandchildren’s daily activities.

Survivors include her daughter, Andee Mitchell Peterson, and son-in-law, Kevin Clarke Peterson of Cumming, GA and son, Matthew Brian Mitchell, and daughter-in-law, Kristen Mason Mitchell of Woodstock, GA. She has five beloved grandchildren: Abby Peterson (20), Kyle Peterson (18), Karlie Peterson (13), Sarah Mitchell (13), and Ashley Mitchell (12). She is survived by her brother, Mickey Bentley, and sister-in-law, Judy Bentley of Knoxville, TN.

Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.shcolumbus.com.


  • Andee Mitchell Peterson, Daughter
  • Kevin Clarke Peterson, Son-in-law
  • Matthew Brian Mitchell, Son
  • Kristen Mason Mitchell, Daughter-in-law
  • Abby Peterson, Grandchild
  • Kyle Peterson, Grandchild
  • Karlie Peterson, Grandchild
  • Sarah Mitchell, Grandchild
  • Ashley Mitchell, Grandchild
  • Mickey Bentley, Brother
  • Judy Bentley, Sister-in-law
  • Harry L. Mitchell, Husband (deceased)
  • Jimmy Bentley, Brother (deceased)
  • John W Bentley, Father (deceased)
  • Helen Holton Bentley, Mother (deceased)

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  • Private Family Visitation

    Saturday, May 23, 2020

  • Private Family Graveside Services

    Saturday, May 23, 2020


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Laverne Kenney

May 29, 2020

I am sorry to the family members of Mrs. Mitchell, this is so heartbreaking my condolences to you all. She was so kind, I didn't know her very well but the time that we did spend together will always be special to me. I will truly miss her smile.

Chris and Barbara Clark

May 23, 2020

I just found out about Aunt Sue. I am heartbroken. She was always such a sweet and kind person. I will always remember how sweet and gentle she was. Andee and Matthew and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know because of her love for the Lord she is with Him now.

Robert and Kim Smith

May 22, 2020

Heaven has defintely gain a wonderful angel. Whenever we were around Aunt Sue we always seen the love she had for her family. We are praying for the family.

Debbie Leonard

May 21, 2020

Sue was one of the kindest people I’ve ever met. Her love for her family was paramount and will forever be in your hearts 💞. You will be missed dearly Sue.

ALTON and Alyce Williams

May 21, 2020

Sue was a beautiful lady inside and out. Every time we were with was a special time. Sue loved God and you could see this in her life.
Sue was a special person .

Willard Holton

May 21, 2020

We are so sad to read of your mother's passing. Our prayers are for the entire family to support you and bless you and keep you safe in this troubled time.
I can remember growing up with Jimmy, Mickey, and Sue. Those were the very good old days.


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