Joan A. Mitchell, 68, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at her residence in Mount Eden. She was preceded in death by her parents, A. J. and Pearl Brown Reynolds and three brothers. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Hower Mitchell of Mount Eden; sons, Michael Wayne Mitchell of Shelbyville; Arnold G. Mitchell of Mount Eden; daughter, Shirley Ann Mitchell of Mount Eden; sisters, Dolly Bramblett of Shelbyville, Patsy White of Mount Eden, and Edna Miller of Crestwood. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Shannon Funeral Home. Visitation will be till 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Louisville Memorial Gardens East.