Margaret Martha Mitchell, 85, of Sugar Grove, W.Va., passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Pendleton Manor.
She was born Aug. 29, 1926, in Sugar Grove, W.Va., a daughter of the late Martin and Geneva Simmons Propst.
Mrs. Mitchell was a homemaker. She was a member of Crummett Run Church of the Brethren, where she taught Sunday school and was also a member of VFW Post 9666 Ladies’ Auxiliary. She enjoyed writing the Upper South Fork news for the Pendleton Times and lodging hunters during hunting season.
She is survived by her husband, Warren M. Mitchell of Pendleton Manor, whom she married on July 10, 1943; three sons, Dennis Sherman Mitchell and wife, Phyllis, of Alexandria, Ray Ronald Mitchell and wife, Phyllis, of Harrisonburg and Lanny Warren Mitchell of Brandywine, W.Va.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Dean Mitchell.
A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Crummett Run Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Smith officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pendleton Manor, P.O. Box 700, Franklin, WV 26807.