Frances June Mitchell, age 79, of Creal Springs, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 3:55 a.m. surrounded by her loving family.
June was born on June 8, 1940 in Stonefort, Illinois, a daughter to Henry Otto Evans and Helen Genevieve Doss. She married Lindell Delbert Mitchell on March 8, 1961 in Stonefort and he preceded her in death on February 18, 2010 after 48 years of marriage. June was a homemaker and loved to quilt and spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved to go shopping with her sister, but most importantly she loved going to church. June was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle, Marion, Illinois.
Survivors include her son, Randall (Virginia) Mitchell of Creal Springs; a daughter, Amanda (Robbie) Saylor of Johnston City, Illinois; two granddaughters, Kristen (Damian) Burnett of Marion and Brittany (Devon) Swenson of Creal Springs; seven great-grandchildren, Madison, Autumn, Aubree, Haylie, Aria, Devon Jr. and Andrew; two brothers, Reverend John (Linda) Burnett, Sr. and William Burnett, both of Marion; three sisters, Lela Dalton of Stonefort, Charlotte (Charlie) Brown of Galesburg, Illinois and Marilyn Sue Sexton of Gilson, Illinois; three special nieces, Tabby (Darrell) Davis, Tonia Dalton (fiancé, Bobby Winters) and Tammy Lemasters; and numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Helen and Marion Burnett; her father, Henry Evans; a daughter, Rita Mitchell; a son, Darrell Gene Mitchell; three brothers; and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held at Blue Funeral Home, Marion on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend John Burnett, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Baptist Cemetery, Creal Springs.
Visitation will be held at Blue Funeral Home on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home.