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Funeral services for Janet Marie Mitchell, 72, Athens, have been scheduled for 3 P.M., Saturday December 2, 2017 at Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tony Watson officiating.
Private burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park, Athens.
Janet was born March 14, 1945 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to the late Eugene and Louise Negethon, and grew up in Oak Cliff, Texas, and raised her children in Duncanville, Texas. She worked for KDFW in Dallas for more than 18 years. She had been a resident of Athens for many years. She loved to paint, and through this medium, she expressed her love of nature and landscapes.
She was preceded in death by: her father Eugene F. Negethon in 1984; brother Eugene Negethon, Jr. in 1986; mother Louise Negethon in 1992; and sister Jeannine Lute in 2017.
Survivors include: her husband of over 38 years, Billy B. Mitchell; son, Thom Dewitt and husband Tim; daughter, Tammy Bonin and her husband Mike; stepsons, Gary Mitchell and his wife Teresa, Terry Mitchell and his wife Marla; sister, Josella Melton and her husband Bob; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 2-3 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Published on November 29, 2017
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