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Obituary: Mary E. Mitchell; Murfreesboro


mitchell-maryMary E. Mitchell, 92 of Murfreesboro, Ark., passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 at her home. She was born on June 18, 1924 in Pleasant Valley, Ark., the daughter of the late Samuel and Clarice Milam Wilcox.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Murfreesboro; a retired Home Economics teacher, a Home Demonstration Agent for Pike County, and an agent for the Child Protective Services.

Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her husband and best friend, Emory Loyd Mitchell; brothers Doyne Wilcox, Dennis Wilcox, Wiley Wilcox; sisters Lou Hall, and Jewel Dean Boswell.

Survivors include: a daughter, Jan Mitchell Burns (Joe) of Murfreesboro, Ark.; a son, Tim Mitchell (Sarah) of Winthrop, Ark.; a sister, Janelle Stanton of Conway, Ark.; brothers Kenneth Wilcox of Conway, Ark., and Cecil Wilcox (Georgia) of Conway, Ark.; Grandchildren Jason Burns (Cheyana) of Murfreesboro, Ark.; Jillian Caldwell (Brian) of Nashville, Ark.; Mandy Ballard (Luke) of Hot Springs, Ark.; Brian Mitchell of Murfreesboro, Ark.; Hannah Hess (Kevin) of Arapahoe, Colo.; Micah Mitchell of Dierks, Ark.; Mark Mitchell of Freeport, Texas; Tanner Mitchell of Jacksonville, Fla.; Nikki Neal of Magnolia, Ark.; and Amy Williams of Winthrop, Ark.; as well as  14 great-grandchildren. 

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, at the First Christian Church in Murfreesboro with Rob Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Restland Memorial Park, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, 716 N. Washington, Murfreesboro, AR 71958.

You may send an online sympathy message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com