24628 Mitchell (newspaper)Marion Ruth Mitchell…
April 1932 – December 28, 2014

Passed into the presence of her lord at home surrounded by family.  Marion was the only child of Edward and Myrtle (Askey) Mitchell. Myrtle died in 1943. In 1945 her father married a widow, Edith (Bayley) Heaman, who had a daughter Helen and son Harold. Marion attended S.S.16 Westminster, Scottsville, Beal, and later in 1968 Man Power, to complete her High School. At 16 she went to work at Richmond Hosiery later Lyons of London at Glencoe and U.W.O., Faculty of Nursing, clerk 3. She lived with Miss L. Graham for 20 years in Glencoe. Marion Retired in 1991. Grandparents Joseph and Lizzie Mitchell shared the home with Ed. Myrtle and Marion. Often gramps would play the violin or read her Bible Stories. All her life she enjoyed her dogs, who were loved and trained, especially the Cairns. Her interests were: handwork, visiting, travelling Canada and U.S.A. listening to different kinds of music, reading, eating out, yard sale and bargains, her car and own home. She enjoyed the time spent at Hamilton Road Seniors and Kiwanis Seniors (food and friendship). Many happy times were spent with Jack and Jean McPherson and their family. Marion appreciated and was thankful for many, who have been a help and comfort over the years especially the last four months. Survived by Helen MacPherson, Grace Heaman son David and Bernie Gardner daughter Suzan and cousins across Canada. Predeceased her grandparent and parents, her step-brothers Harold Heaman and Tomas Gardner and her brother-in-law LaVerne MacPherson. The Mitchells’ moved from Tillbury area to Lambeth area 100 years ago. Friends will be received by the family from 2 – 5pm on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London.  The funeral service will be conducted at Westview Baptist Church, 1000 Wonderland Road South, London on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 11am with Reverend David Norton, Officiant. Interment in Woodland Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the London Humane Society, 624 Clark Road, London ON, N5V 3K5 or Mission Services of London, 415 Hamilton Road, London, ON, N5Z 1S1. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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