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Mary Lea Mitchell

1938 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Mary Lea Mitchell Obituary

Mary Lea Mitchell passed away July 28, 2016, in La Luz, N.M. Mary was born June 18, 1938, to Louis and Mary Mitchell in Carlsbad, N.M.

Survivors include partner Lewis Simpson of New Mexico; daughters, Ann, husband Matt Lasiter of New Mexico, Janey, husband Mike Haskins of Mississippi, Pearl Simpson of California; son Ralph, wife Brenda Baker of New Mexico; brothers, David, wife Janet Mitchell of Texas, Buddy, wife Cory Mitchell of Colorado, Alfred Mitchell of Florida. Grandchildren include, Michael Baker, Brenda Baker of New Mexico, Ranaele Jensen of Colorado, Joy Asbury, Sheldon Hamilton of Oklahoma. Numerous great grandchildren, cousins, nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her father, mother, sister Martha Cannady, and daughter Cynthia Baker.

She worked as a seamstress at Levi Strauss Factory in Alamogordo, New Mexico. She was a cashier of transportation in Oklahoma. She had a love for the art of quilting, crocheting and sewing. Her passion for creating beautiful artwork was transparent to her friends and family. She passed away peacefully after a long battle of cancer.

Services will be held at 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, August 14, 2016, at Fair View Cemetery in Tularosa, New Mexico.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Aug. 7 to Sept. 6, 2016
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