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Friday, July 11, 2014

Marie Mitchell

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Marie Mitchell, 104, of Linton and formerly of Ellettsville, passed away at 8:24 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 10 in Greene County.

Born Jan. 20, 1903 in Midland, she was the daughter of Allen and Orpha (Corbley) McCain.

She married Cleo Otho Mitchell in December 1959.

She retired from Indiana University where she served as a house mother. She was a member of the McDole Baptist Church in Bloomington and was a member of the first graduating class at Midland High School in 1921. She attended Wabash Commercial School in Terre Haute.

Survivors include: a daughter, Joan McNew of Linton; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Joyce; two sons, Jerry and Billy Mitchell; and three sisters, Winnie Flory, Rose Henney and Chloe Rowe.

Friends may call at Fellowship Baptist Church in Linton from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday with Brother Tony Brown officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery in Midland.