Susan Harris “Sue” Ashcraft died Jan. 29 in a hospital in Dallas, Texas.
Ms. Ashcraft was born Oct. 7, 1946, in Denver, the daughter of Robert N. Harris and Roberta Minor “Bobbie” Harris.
Sue grew up in Farmington, N.M., and graduated from Farmington High School. She later graduated from New Mexico State University at Las Cruces, N.M., where she met her future husband, Larry Ashcraft, of Roswell, N.M. They knew each other for about 50 years and were due to celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary on April 8.
She graduated with a BA in education.
They lived outside Albuquerque, N.M., and later Pagosa Springs, and then Arboles, Colo. They moved to Aubrey near Denton, Texas, in 2014.
Sue served at one time as an EMT. She was involved in a number of ministry outreach and mentoring programs. She and Larry made several mission trips to the Dominican Republic.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Sherri.
Survivors are her husband, Larry Ashcraft, of Denton, Texas; daughter Michelle (Scott) Ashcraft Davis, of Plano, Texas; daughter Ronnie (Joel) Arrington, of Levelland, Texas; and grandchildren Daxton, Devin and Ellisyn Davis, of Plano, Texas, and Hannah, Malachi, Kestra and Tyler Arrington, of Levelland, Texas; sister Pat Harris (John) Wilson, Chattanooga, and Jean Harris (Dave) Bryant, of Sandia Park, N.M.; and brother-in-law Loney (Mayrene) Ashcraft, of Roswell, N.M.
A memorial service was held Monday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. at Life Gate Church at Denton, Texas.
A Celebration of Life Fellowship will be held in the late spring/early summer in Pagosa Springs.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the T.E.A.R.S. (True Evangelism Always Requires Sacrifice) ministry to the Dominican Republic at 3614 NE 50th Ave., Portland, OR 97213.