Betty Jo Mitchell, age 87, Blue Mound, Kansas passed away on Thursday March 9, 2017 at the Olathe Medical Center surrounded by all of her loved family. She was born on September 8, 1929 at Mapleton, Kansas the daughter of Scott and Gladys Lucas Northway. She attended grade school at Xenia and graduated from Blue Mound High School. She married Lloyd Mitchell on June 7, 1947 at Fort Scott, Kansas. Betty was a member of the Blue Mound United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. She also taught Sunday School, and was a member of the OK Community Club. She was preceded in death by her parents and great grandson, John. Betty is survived by her husband Lloyd, son Bruce Mitchell, two daughters, Jodi Johnson and Phil, and Donna McCormick and Larry, a brother, Don Northway, a sister Barbara Petrie, eleven grandchildren: Kamie Mitchell, Joshua Mitchell, Gayla West and Les, Nicholas Johnson and Amanda, Jeffrey Johnson and Jade, Michael Johnson and Peggy, Julie Steele, David Johnson, Douglas McCormick, Mike McCormick and Matthew McCormick, and twenty-eight great grandchildren: Leighton, Reid, Joci, Jayton, Michaela, Samantha, Chris, Katrina, Eli, Krista, Jacob, Logan, Max, Alex, Bria, Paisley, Richard, Dylan, Shayla, Blaine, David, Nathan, Molly, Morgan, Tristan, Tessa, Taylor and Zoey. Funeral service will be held at 11 am Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Blue Mound United Methodist Church. Burial in the Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Monday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Methodist Church. On line condolences may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.
Monday, March 13th, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 11:00am, Blue Mound United Methodist Church