Dr. Marcella Sullivan Modisett died November 24, 2013 at her home.Dr. Modisett was born June 6, 1917 to Mabel Sholty and Devaine Sullivan in Wabash, Indiana.
As a child Dr. Modisett attended school in Silver Lake and North Manchester, Ind., where she graduated high school. She graduated from Manchester College in 1939 and graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1943 after studying one year in Bloomington and three years in Indianapolis.
Survivors include two daughters, Pat Modisett of Houston and Karen Modisett of Madison, sons J. Michael Modisett of Lexington, Ind., and W. Marc Modisett of Waterford, Ind.
Dr. Marcella was preceded in death by her parents Devaine & Mabel Sholty Sullivan, her husband Dr. Jackson Modisett, her brother Harold Demoine Sullivan.
Services were held Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 officiated by Rev. Dennis Ingle at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, Ind. Interment followed at the Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison, Ind.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County (Jefferson County Historical Society Fund, Kentuckiana Girl Scout Fund, Rinda Raines Memorial) or the charity of the donor's choosing. Cards are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com
Published in The Trimble Banner from Dec. 5 to Dec. 12, 2013