MORTON - Dorothy Irene "Judy" Mitchell, 88, of Morton, formerly of Tremont, passed away at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
She was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Pekin to Benjamin and Opal B. McIntyre Wheat. She married Dale W. Mitchell on April 6, 1946, in Pekin. He passed away on Nov. 24, 1990.
Surviving are one son, Dennis (Sandy) Mitchell of Tremont; four grandchildren, Lanie Stribley of Pekin, Matthew (Jill) Stonewall of St. Charles, Brad (Wendy) Mitchell of Morton and Clint (Erin) Mitchell of Leland, Mich.; and one sister, Marcella (Carl) Brems of St. Louis, Mo.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon K. Stonewall.
Judy worked at Tazewell County Children's Home, Beich's Candy in Bloomington and Mason's Greenhouse in Tremont.
She enjoyed playing the organ, dancing, camping, and spending her winters in Florida. She was a member of Tremont United Methodist Church.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Tremont. Pastor Dan Perry will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Aug. 30, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Tremont.
Memorials may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
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