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Josephine Mitchell

Born: 4/9/1922 Died: 8/8/2011 Maiden Name: Wesley Honorific: n/a

Josephine Wesley Mitchell of Midwest City, passed away on Aug. 8, 2011, in Midwest City at the age of 89. Josephine was born to Henry and Plenna Ward Wesley on April 9, 1922, in Blanco, She married Louis Mitchell. Josephine worked for Star Spencer Schools in the cafeteria. She was a faithful and active member of Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Josephine was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Plenna; grandson Charles Smith; brothers, Henry Wesley Jr., Taft Wesley, Johnny Wesley and sister-in-law, Dorothy Mitchell. Josephine is survived by her husband, Louis, of the home; son Ronnie L. Mitchell of Midwest City; daughter Shirley Jo Salazar of Eufaula; grandchildren, Kevin Wesley Smith with wife Diane, Andrea Smith, Kailona, Lindsey Smith, Madison Smith, Jacob Smith and Bryan Mitchell; sisters, Mamie Billy of McAlester, Ruby Maynor of McAlester and Edith Billy of Blanco; brother-in-law Billy Mitchell of McAlester; great-grandchildren, Kaidrian, Astin, Broc and Ryan; along with numerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.