Martha J Mitchell, age 86, a resident of Arden Community Philippi and a resident for the past 4 1/2 years at Barbour County Good Samaritan Center passed away Thursday May 21, 2009 in United Hospital Center. She was born December 13, 1922 in Moatsville, WV a daughter of the late Michael and Della (Moats) McDermott. She was united in marriage in 1947 to Curtis D. Mitchell who preceded her in death May 22, 1965. Surviving is;
Two sons: Jerry D. Mitchell of Arden Community Philippi
Donald Keith Mitchell of Rt. 2 Moatsville
Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by one son; Daris J. Mitchell on April 14, 2004, one half sister; Doris Davis, one half brother; Kelso Moats.
Mrs. Mitchell was a homemaker a member of the Grafton VFW Ladies Auxiliary, a 40 yr member of the Pleasant Creek CEOS, and a lifetime member of the Arden and Fairview United Methodist Churches. She loved gardening and the crafts at Barbour County Good Samaritan Center, and she especially loved her family.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi, WV on Saturday May 23, from 3-8:00 p.m. and on Sunday May 24, from 8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. the service hour with Pastor Joyce Hawkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Clemtown Cemetery.