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Joyce Mitchell

June 21, 1932 — October 21, 2009

Joyce Ann Mitchell, 77, of Blue Grass, died Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at Augusta Health.  She was born June 21, 1932 in Lynchburg a daughter of Dorothy (Thompson) Keesee and the late Milton C. Keesee.

Mrs. Mitchell was a homemaker. She attended the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.  She was a past co-chair of the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur “Lee” Mitchell, Jr., of Blue Grass, whom she married on August 9, 1951; her mother, Dorothy Keesee of Rustburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty M. Mitchell and Brian Richardson of Blue Grass; a sister and brother-in-law, Gwen K. and Gordon Johnson of Rustburg;  a brother and sister-in-law, Charles Fredrick and Sandy P. Keesee of Rustburg; two brothers-in-law, the Rev. Clinner P. Mitchell and wife, June L. of Pleasant Lake, MI and William F. Corbin of Venice, FL; an aunt, Mrs. E.D. Jones of Spout Spring, VA and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, October 25, at the home of Betty Mitchell and Brian Richardson.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Highland Center, P.O.  Box 556, Monterey, VA 24465.


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