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Suzanne P. Arthur

March 1, 1953 ~ December 7, 2018 (age 65)

Suzanne P Arthur, age 65, a lifetime resident of Valparaiso, Florida passed away Friday, December 7, 2018.  She was born march 1, 1953 to the late Charles K. and Lillian (Hodges) Purcell.  She was preceded in death by her parent s and one brother Charles K. Purcell II. Suzanne was a member of Toastmasters and the Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce where she served as the President in 1998. She worked for Vanguard Bank as Vice President, and later retired from there after 22 years. She was an honorary squadron commander for the 33rd Fighter wing with the highlight being a flight in a F15.  Suzanne enjoyed sewing, singing karaoke, traveling, cooking, but most of all she loved to take care of others.  Suzanne leaves her cherished memories to her loving husband of 17 years, Joseph Arthur; daughters Jennifer Ray, Lisa Ray-Arnold; and Cassandra Nelson (Jim); sons Joseph Arthur II (Aliya) and Jacob Arthur; sisters Kitrina Higbee (Lee) and Gilda Winn; grandchildren Allegra, Justin, Brandon, Chloe, Olivia, Allen, and Emilia; great grandchildren Judeaus and Ezzoh.  A celebration of life will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday December 12, 2018 at Compass Rose in Valparaiso.

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