Josephine G. Mitchell

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Mitchell Josephine G. Mitchell, age 79, passed away March 25, 2014. A USMC Veteran, she earned a BA degree from San Diego State College, and an MSW degree from The Ohio State University. She worked for some time at TICO and retired from the Children's Hospital Guidance Center, where she developed many programs and touched many lives. Preceded in death by husband Reid Mitchell, mother Lenora Frierson, and siblings Leon Gregory and Lola Frierson. Survived by daughter, Carol Mitchell; grandson, Reid Mitchell, II; sister, Blanche Banks; brothers, Damon, Eric, and David Frierson; and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial Mass 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Holy Rosary-St. John Church, 648 S. Ohio Ave., where her family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the start of service. Fr. Joshua Wagner, officiating. To read Josephine's extended obituary and sign her online memory book, please visit

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Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 31, 2014
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