Obituaries

Obituaries

Jack Mitchell 1923 - 2009 Sun City, Ariz.

Memorial services for Jack Mitchell, 85, Sun City, Ariz., will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Sun City, Ariz., and also at 1 p.m. July 30 at First Freewill Baptist Church, 1219 North Plum in Wellington, Kan. A reception will follow the Wellington service at Slate Creek Lodge in Wellington.
Coach Mitchell died Sunday, July 5, 2009, in Sun City.
He was born Dec. 3, 1923.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy, of the home; a son, Judson Kincheloe Mitchell, Wellington; six grandchildren, Sarah Jeanne Mitchell, Elizabeth Mitchell, Grace Mitchell, Juliann Mitchell, Jack Mitchell II and Jordan Mitchell; and a daughter-in-law, Julie Mitchell, Lawrence, Kan.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jeanne Kincheloe Mitchell, in 1990, and a son, Jackson Churchill Mitchell, in 2007.
The family suggests memorials to Wellington High School (W.H.S.) Football Fund, sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, or by mailing to First National Bank, P.O. Box 398, Wellington, KS 67152.
Friends may sign the register and leave memorials and cards from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.