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Onalee Mitchell

August 5, 1922 October 8, 2019
Onalee Mitchell
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Obituary for Onalee Mitchell

Onalee Mitchell, 97, of Bushnell, Florida since 1981, (formerly of Hadley), went to be with her Lord Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

Onalee was born August 5, 1922 in Thetford Township, Michigan to Void and Hattie (Starr) Saxton. She graduated from Lapeer High School, class of 1940. She married James Arthur Mitchell on March 29, 1941 in Angola, Indiana. Onalee was a postal clerk in Hadley for 18 years before becoming Postmaster – a position she held for seven more years. She was a long term member of The Baptist Church of Hadley and the First Baptist Church of Panasoffkee, Florida. She loved sewing, vegetable gardening, canning and baking homemade bread from scratch every Thursday. Onalee was a loving wife, mother and homemaker.

Onalee is survived by her children: Wilma Faye Brown of Colorado Springs, CO, David (Arlene) Mitchell of Bushnell, FL, Linda (Bob) Andrews of Lexington, KY, Sarah Reding of Swartz Creek and James W. (Patty) Mitchell of Lapeer; ten grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren and her sister, Leona Hammel of Davison. Onalee was also survived by many nieces & nephews and many great nieces & great nephews. Onalee was preceded in death by her husband, James Mitchell; sons-in-law: Dan Brown and Ed Reding; sister, Marie Hanson; brothers: Russell Saxton and Raymond Saxton and her aforementioned parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Baptist Church of Hadley, PO Box 87, Hadley, Michigan 48440.

Visitation will be 4-8PM Friday, October 11, 2019 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. Onalee’s funeral service will be 2:00PM Saturday, October 12, 2018 at The Baptist Church of Hadley, 4655 Pratt Road, Hadley, Michigan 48440. Pastor Jesse Loggans will officiate. Burial will follow at Green Corners Cemetery, Hadley. Onalee’s family will receive friends at the church from 1-2PM the day of the service.

Please leave a remembrance or online condolence at www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

11

Oct

4:00 PM 10/11/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

12

Oct

1:00 PM 10/12/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
The Baptist Church of Hadley

4566 Pratt Road, PO Box 87
Hadley, MI 48440

The Baptist Church of Hadley
4566 Pratt Road, PO Box 87 Hadley 48440 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

12

Oct

2:00 PM 10/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
The Baptist Church of Hadley

4566 Pratt Road, PO Box 87
Hadley, MI 48440

The Baptist Church of Hadley
4566 Pratt Road, PO Box 87 Hadley 48440 MI
United States

Graveside

Saturday

12

Oct

3:00 PM 10/12/2019 3:00:00 PM
Green Corners Cemetery

corner of Pratt & Green Corners Roads
Hadley, MI 48440

Green Corners Cemetery
corner of Pratt & Green Corners Roads Hadley 48440 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Green Corners Cemetery Final Resting Place

corner of Pratt & Green Corners Roads
Hadley, MI 48440

corner of Pratt & Green Corners Roads Hadley 48440 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Baptist Church of Hadley

4566 Pratt Road, PO Box 87
Hadley, MI 48440
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