John Rutherford Mitchell
© Stilwell (OK) Democrat Journal
January 14, 1999
Submitted by: Wanda Elliott
Funeral services for John Rutherford MITCHELL, of Jay, Oklahoma, Formerly of Westville, were held Friday, January 8, 1999 at the Hart Memorial Chapel in Westville with Rev. Larry STOOPS officiating. Interment followed in the Westville City Cemetery under the direction of Hart Funeral Home of Westville.
John Rutherford MITCHELL was born April 11, 1912 in Baxter Springs, Kansas to Clarence and Ruth BAILEY MITCHELL. He departed this life January 5, 1999 at St. John's Hospital in Joplin, Missouri, at the age of 86 years, 8 months and 24 days.
He was a veteran of World War 11 serving in the South Pacific. He was a retired farmer and antique dealer.
John was married to Leona Agnes SCANTLIN on April 2, 1949 in Bentonville, Arkansas. She preceded him in death on December 26, 1991. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
John is survived by two cousins, John of Okla., and Flora of Oregon; and three nephews, Kelly, Tim and David, all of Okla. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Ruth MITCHELL and his wife Leona MITCHELL.
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