Judy Diane (Whitley) Mitchell

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JEFFERSON – Judy Diane Whitley Mitchell, 64, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018.
She was born Feb. 2, 1954, to the late Margie Webb Whitley and Noah Whitley of Monroe, N.C.
Mrs. Mitchell was a resident of Jefferson, after retiring from Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. She dedicated over 25 years to working with children in schools as a cafeteria manager, and she was well known at Elizabeth Traditional Elementary School for her cinnamon rolls, which were always a welcome sight for children and adults alike.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and vacationing at Edisto Island.
She is survived by her son, Robert Mitchell of York; and daughter,
Jessica Harvell of Albemarle, N.C. She has two grandchildren, Patrick Harvell and Taylor Ballew. In addition to her children and grandchildren, Judy also has four surviving siblings, Kaye Penegar of
Jefferson, Kathy Turner of Albemarle, N.C., Barbara Klutz of
Marshville, N.C., and Fran Scevers of Charlotte.
Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her late husband, Chuck Mitchell of Charlotte; and her sister, Bonnie Gardner of Bennettsville.
A service to celebrate Judy's life was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at McEwen Funeral Home in Monroe.
The family received friends following the service.
Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Union County, 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 28110.
McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Mitchell.
Published in Progressive Journal on Jan. 2, 2019
Arrangements under the direction of:
McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe
204 South Main Street | Monroe, NC 281125543 | (704) 289-3173
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