Lebanon Reporter


January 16, 2014

Eleanor "Jeanette" Mitchell

Eleanor “Jeanette” (Troth) Mitchell passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

Born Dec. 9, 1921, near Spencer, Jeanette was the daughter of the now late Gail Lial Troth and Mary Edith (Straley) Troth.

She graduated from Dover High School in 1940, and married Alva F. Mitchell; he survives.

They would have celebrated 68 years of marriage on Feb. 5 of this year.

Jeanette was an active member of Jamestown Christian Church for many years, and was later a member of New Brunswick Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Howard W. Troth; and a nephew, Gary Troth.

Survivors include daughters, Diana (Jim) Stump of Danville, Mary Ellen (Stephen) Elliott of Natchitoches, La., and Rita (William) Keaton of near Rushville; and seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Porter Funeral Home, 315 W. Main St., Jamestown. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Old Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.

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