Thomas Henry Mitchell Sr.
Paid family tribute
Services for Thomas Henry Mitchell Sr. will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mrs. JW Jones Memorial Chapel, 703 N. 10th St., Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Thomas Henry Mitchell Sr. was born to the union of Cordelia and William Standfield Mitchell on Sept. 7, 1922, in Lawrence. He had one brother, Daniel Mitchell; his brother and parents preceded him in death. Thomas married Dottie Howard and four children were born to this union. William Mitchell, Lawrence; Thomas H. Mitchell Jr., Kansas City, Mo.; Kathleen Smith, Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Shirley Mitchell, Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters-in-law, Rosemarie Mitchell, Lawrence, and Evelyn Mitchell, Kansas City, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.
Thomas was educated in the Lawrence school system. He entered the United States Army and as a World War II veteran, he received an honorable discharge. He was very mechanical and had many jobs. He retired from Hallmark Cards after 27 years of service as a press operator.
This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.