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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mary K. Mitchell 1928 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Mary K. Mitchell, 78, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Mitchell died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at her home after a long illness.She was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Lawrence, the daughter of Oliver and Agnes Kelly Barber. She lived her entire life in Lawrence.Mrs. Mitchell was a former antique dealer and worked part-time for the Lawrence school district in food preparation. She also worked at Cordley and Schwegler schools and Lawrence High School and retired in 1987. She was a former 4-H project leader in cooking, weaving and home improvements.She married Kenneth E. Mitchell on Nov. 17, 1944, in Lawrence. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include three sons, Stephen A. Mitchell, Lawrence, Michael E. Mitchell, Napa, Calif., and David H. Mitchell, Baldwin City; a daughter, Sheri L. Mull, Goodland; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials in her name to the Lawrence Humane Society or Hospice Care in Douglas County, sent in care of the mortuary.