Age: 86 Address: Burnsville Date of Death: Friday, July 19, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Irene Mitchell, age 86, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 19th, 2013 at Brookside Health and Rehabilitation. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Carmon and Emma McIntosh Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her brothers: Johnny, Rose, Jay and Clarence Mitchell. Her favorite saying was always, “If you missed Heaven, you’d miss it all.”
Surviving are her cousins: Venita McIntosh, Louise Beaver, Dorothy McDougald, Margie Chandler, Betty Warren, Joyce Rice, Betty Towe, Eugene McIntosh, Luther McIntosh, Dwight McIntosh, Larry McIntosh, Jerry McIntosh, Charles Hughes, Robert Hughes, Wayne Hughes, Marvin McIntosh (Becky), Jimmy McIntosh, Bill McIntosh, Weldon Revis and Wade Revis.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. on Sunday in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. A private graveside service will be held on Monday in the McIntosh Cemetery.
The family would like to say thank you to the staff of Brookside and Hospice of Mitchell County for the wonderful care given to Irene and request that funeral donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.