Archive for Thursday, March 15, 2001

Beatrice I. Mitchell

March 15, 2001

Beatrice I. Mitchell


Graveside services for Beatrice Irene Mitchell, 89, Lawrence, were Saturday, March 10, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka.

Mrs. Mitchell died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.

She was born April 6, 1911, in Topeka, the daughter of Thomas and Edna O. (Ellis) Andrews. She moved to Lawrence from Topeka in 1999.

Mrs. Mitchell was a nurse's assistant at St. Francis Hospital for 17 years and retired in 1980. She then worked as an American Red Cross volunteer for seven years. She was a member of Kansas Avenue United Methodist Church, Topeka.

She married Pearcy Norwood Mitchell Jr. on Sept. 9, 1936, in Topeka. He died Jan. 28, 1965.

Survivors include two sisters, Erma Gould, Glendora, Calif., and Alta Vorhies, Eudora; and a brother, Edd Andrews, Pensacola, Fla.

The family suggests memorials to Alzheimer's Disease Foundation, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

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