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Rachel E. (Burkey) Mitchell

July 29, 1939 ~ December 28, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Obituary

Rachel E. Mitchell, 83, of Benton passed away Wednesday evening December 28, 2022 at Benton Rehab & Health Care Center.

Rachel was born in Lawrenceville, IL on July 29, 1939 the daughter of Fred A. & Marjorie Elizabeth (Newell) Burkey.

She was married to the love of her life Bill Mitchell and he preceded her in death on September 1, 2017.

Rachel worked for Medical Records at Franklin Hospital for many years. She loved her family, sewing and Christmas.

Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her:

3 loving Daughters:

Kristi Nickless-Jones & husband Jeffrey Jones of Makanda

Jana Hood & husband Johnny of Newton

Terri Russell & companion Jerry Underwood of Benton

Grandchildren:

Justin Robey & husband Gerald Baker of Boston, MA

Shad Robey of Las Vegas, NV

Dara Selby & wife Kayla of Vincennes, IN

Andrew Turner of Jasonville, IN

Emily Jones & husband Walter Wit of Carbondale

Sarah Durham & companion Luke Edwards of Beecher City, IL

Several Great-Grandchildren

Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her Parents, 2 Sisters, 1 Brother and a grandson Scott Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday, January 2nd at the Community of Christ Church, 3663 Chestnut Street in Thompsonville, IL with Pastor Ann Schwengel officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon on Monday at the church.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 2, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community of Christ Church
3663 Chestnut Street
Thompsonville, IL 62890

Funeral Service
Monday
January 2, 2023

12:00 PM
Community of Christ Church
3663 Chestnut Street
Thompsonville, IL 62890

Final Resting Place

Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812

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