Mrs. Barbara Jean Mitchell, age 94, of Commerce, GA died Friday, March 17, 2017 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Mitchell was born in Linton, IN to the late Robert and Alice Raney. She was a member of Commerce First United Methodist Church, Commerce FUMC Circle, Pinetree Garden Club and Friends of the Library. She was a bookkeeper at Val Ward Cadillac. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Mitchell and brother, David Raney.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her daughter, Martha Cartee (Roy) of Commerce; sister, Carolyn Hembree; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM, Monday, March 20 at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with Dr. David Bowen officiating. Interment will follow in Grey Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 4 to 6 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Commerce First United Methodist Church or Jackson County Humane Society.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.