Betty Hilda Mitchell
September 07, 1921 ‒ January 27, 2019
MANSFIELD: Betty Hilda Mitchell passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Lexington Court surrounded by her family. She was 97.
She was born September, 7, 1921 to parents Brice Burkholder & Ruth (Price) Beechler in Mansfield. Betty graduated from Mansfield Senior High with the class of 1939.
On October 19, 1940, she married Rollie Mitchell and they were 6 weeks shy of 70 wonderful years of marriage when he passed away August 31, 2010. Now they are together again.
Betty worked at the H. L. Reed Company, where she worked for over 15 years as a clerk until retiring in 1983.
She was a member of the former Central United Methodist Church. In her spare time, she took pleasure in sewing and reading. She volunteered at multiple places including Kingwood Center and was a “caretaker” be it a friend, family or a stranger she always put others first.
She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Emily & Roger Bennett; son and daughter-in-law Lowell & Karen Mitchell; six grandchildren, Belinda Clark, Brad Mitchell, Brian Bennett, Brent Bennett, Maggie Setley and Miranda Jones; 16 great grandchildren; step-brother Edward & Anita Beechler; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Rollie Mitchell and son Craig Mitchell.
The Mitchell family will receive friends Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10-11 a.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date in Mansfield Memorial Park.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Betty’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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