A funeral service will be held Saturday for Francine L. Jackson Mitchell of 3150 Hann Hill Road, Hermitage. She passed away at 5:15 p.m. Monday (7-7-14) in her home of natural causes. She was 65.
A lifetime Shenango Valley resident, Mrs. Mitchell was born Jan. 25, 1949, in Farrell to Jay L. and Dolores James Jackson.
She was an alumna of Farrell High School.
A materials manager at Cleveland Steel Container, Francine was employed there for 20 years, retiring June 30 of this year.
A member of Cedar Avenue Church of God in Sharon, she served on its hospitality committee and finance committee and as an usher.
Her husband of 39 years, Charles “Charlie” R. Mitchell, whom she married July 5, 1975, survives at home.
Also surviving are: her stepdaughters, Deborah Mitchell and Kimberly Mitchell, and her stepson, Charles R. Mitchell Jr., all Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Janice McClain, Fort Washington, Md.; and LuAnna “Lolly” Jackson and her companion Cle Edwards, Pittsburgh; her stepsiblings, Vicki and her husband David Shegog, Joyce Benjamin and David Young, all Massillon, Ohio; two nieces, Elice “Nikki” Royster, Pittsburgh; and Andreia Searcy, Upper Marlboro, Md.; two great-nephews, Markes Royster, Pittsburgh; and Terren Searcy, Upper Marlboro; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a host of other nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Francine was preceded in death by her parents, Jay L. Jackson and Dolores J. Young.
Mrs. Charles (Francine L. Jackson), 65, of 3150 Hann Hill Road, Hermitage.
Calling hours: 9 a.m. to time of service Saturday (7-12-14) in Cedar Avenue Church of God, 1045 Cedar Ave., Sharon. Condolences may be sent by fax to 724-347-1917 or e-mailed to email@example.com
Service: Funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday in the church with the Rev. Charles W. Johnson Jr., pastor, officiating.
Interment: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.
Arrangements by WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 33 Broadway Ave., Wheatland.