Friday, March 9, 2012

George W. MITCHELL obituary (1960)

source: Crawfordsville Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana) - issue of 15 February 1960, page 8 [typed by Walt W]

George W. Mitchell, 91, 812 S. Green St., died Sunday morning in Culver Hospital, where he had been a patient six days. He was a native of Pittsboro, born July 2, 1868 to William N. and Matilda Mitchell. He was married to Eva Irwin, who preceded him in death in November, 1957. Mr. Mitchell, who was employed at Mid-States Steel & Wire Co. for 24 years, had been retired since 1941. He and Mrs. Mitchell began housekeeping in North Salem and moved to Crawfordsville in February, 1915. He had served in the U. S. Army. Mr. Mitchell was a member of the First Christian Church here.

Survivors include two sons, Claude (Lonnie) Mitchell and William (Diddy) Mitchell of Crawfordsville; four grandchildren, Edward Coletta of Indianapolis, George Coletto of Washington, D. C., Jack Mitchell of Muscatine, Ia., and Mrs. Shirley Hood of Arthur, Ill., and six great-grandchildren. Services are announced for 2 p. m. Tuesday at the Bright Funeral Home with Rev. Paul E. Million officiating and burial in Masonic Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

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