Mitchell, Winona Jean "Nonie"|
87, went home to be with her Lord on May 26, 2014. Nonie was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania to Charles and Mary Ford. She graduated from Conemaugh High School in 1944 and took a job at Penn Traffic Department Store. In 1955, Nonie moved to Phoenix, where she attended First Baptist Church. It was there that she met Hope Arthur Mitchell. They married in 1960. Nonie spent most of her life serving in churches, including North Phoenix Baptist Church, where she has been a member since 1976. She was a member of its sanctuary choir for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by her daughter, Rachel, and her three siblings: Charles Jr. ("Bud"), Carol and Terry, along with many extended family members. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 PM Friday, May 30, 2014 at Hansen Chapel, 8314 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020. Services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Hansen Chapel, followed by interment at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to
, www.hov.org/donate. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com for online condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic from May 29 to May 30, 2014