Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

October 10, 2012


Dec. 12, 1925 - Oct. 6, 2012

— Betty Lou Mitchell, 86, Kokomo, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her daughter’s home. She was born Dec. 12, 1925, in Camden, to Charles H. and Laura B. (Amos) Dishon. On Aug. 31, 1944, she married Dennis L. Mitchell, and he preceded her in death on July 4, 2010.

She had worked alongside her husband at his local Gravely Lawn and Garden Tractor dealership. She was an avid rummage sale shopper, known as the rummage sale queen, and was a very giving person.

She is survived by one daughter, Brenda C. (Jim) Holloway, Kokomo; three grandchildren, Sara N. Holloway, Kokomo, Scott A. (Christine) Holloway, Florida, and April M. Holloway Held, Florida; four great-grandchildren, Alyssa J. Held, Hunter D. Held, Logan P. Holloway, and Skyler V. Holloway; and lots of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Stahl officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visiting hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with arrangements. Online messages of condolence may be made at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.