Della Francis Mitchell, 76, of Kennett, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett.
Born April 1, 1932, in Bragg City, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Talbert H. Carter and Della Chastine Scott Carter.
On March 26, 1949, she married Lloyd Mitchell, who preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 1973. She was also preceded in death by one son, Lloyd Wayne Mitchell, Jr.; two brothers, Jim and LLoyd Carter and one sister, Doris Talbert.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Mitchell and Ricky Mitchell, both of Kennett; two daughters, Sharon Little Treat, of Campbell, Mo., and Brenda Crawford, of Kennett; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Talbert H. Carter, Jr., of Lansing, Mich.; two sisters, Lois Wolfe, of Waterford, Mich., and Mary Williams, of Mancelona, Mich.; special friend, Harold Spiedel, of Senath, Mo.; other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 19, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Kevin Mitchell, Chris Crawford, Joey Jackson, Tony VonRuden, , Zac VonRuden and Jeff Stone.