Jessie G Mitchell died at the Wake Forest Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N. C. from complications of Crohn's disease. |
Jessie is the third daughter of J. R (deceased) and Helen Mitchell of Sheridan. She had two older sisters Betty L Mitchell of Sheridan and Bonnie Drake of Buffalo and Arvada, and a brother Robert Mitchell of Miles City, MT.
Jessie was born and raised on a ranch near Clearmont, WY and graduated from Clearmont High School in 1979.
She loved sports and her most favorite subject was math and loved her job in the Ski Patrol in college.
She was picked Outstanding Youth in Agriculture earning her tuition to the University of Wyoming of which she got her education in Data Base Processing on computers and receiving additional training in San Francisco, Denver and Atlanta GA
She was an active member of Clear Creek 4-H, winning many trip awards to 4- H Club Congress in Chicago, Washington D.C and Denver, CO.
She was an accomplished Data Base Architect and worked in various places, such as the Mayo Clinic, the IBM Computer Task Force in Phoenix, AZ, NASA in Houston, TX, Colorado Springs and Boulder, CO.
She was most currently employed at Lowe's Headquarters in Charlotte, NC as a Computer Analyst, where she had been employed since 2001. She was living in Statesville, NC until her death.
She is survived by her Mother, Sisters Betty and Bonnie (Lester), brother Robert and niece, Jennifer Drake, and nephews, Levi Drake, Alex, Brandon and Nicholas Mitchell.
She has been cremated and no memorial services are planned at this time.
Memorials may be given to the Animal Shelter, 84 E. Ridge Road, Sheridan, WY 82801 or Sheridan Senior Center, 211 Smith St., Sheridan WY, 82801.
Published in The Sheridan Press from Jan. 21 to Jan. 23, 2014