PRAIRIEVILLE, La., AUGUSTA and SCARBOROUGH – Marie H. Mitchell, 85, resident of Prairieville, La., and formerly of Augusta and Scarborough, died March 27, 2009. Marie was born Jan. 9 1924, in Montville. Marie graduated from Frankfort High School. During World War II she was a welder at Bath Shipyard. After the war, she attended Bates Business College and became an accountant. She went to work for the state of Maine and was state controller during the Ken Curtis administration. She was predeceased by her mother, Bessie W. Mitchell of Augusta; her father Charles A. Mitchell Sr. of Frankfort; and her siblings, Marion Mitchell of Morrill, Alice M. Weston of Gardiner, Violet Clark of Belfast, Donna L. Mitchell of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Charles A. Mitchell Jr. of Frankfort and Harold L. Mitchell of Freedom. She is survived by siblings, June M. Mitchell of Kennebunk, Annie L. Davis of Portland, Elmin H. Mitchell of Montville, Leon O. Mitchell of Prairieville, La., and Joyce E. Gregoire of Bloomfield, Conn. The memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Oct. 25 at Liberty Baptist Church, Liberty. Marie will be laid to rest at Pine Grove Cemetery, South Montville. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Marie to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be placed at www.crabielripostafuneralhome.com.
MARIE H. MITCHELL
Posted Oct. 20, 2009, at 7:54 p.m.