Funeral services for Mary Lea Mitchell, 105, of Trickham, will be held at at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Trickham Union Church with the Rev. Pat McClatchy officiating. Burial will follow at the Trickham Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Henderson Funeral Home.
She died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Bangs Nursing Home.
She was born Aug. 29, 1910 in Smiley to Charlie Thomas and Jennie King Passmore Griffin. On March 24, 1932, she married Orran Vass ‘Buck’ Mitchell Jr. She was a Baptist, and did clerical work until retiring in 1997 at the age of 86 years of age.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Miller and husband Damon Miller of Austin; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Lea Mock; and 11 brothers and sisters.