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Juanita "Jeanne" Wheat Mitchell

July 21, 1927 — August 30, 2021

Juanita "Jeanne" Wheat Mitchell of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Lennie Wheat and Lillie Hardwick Wheat, was born in Adair County, Kentucky, July 21, 1927. She died at 4:33 A.M., Monday, August 30, 2021, in Lexington, at the age of 94. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Bethel First Presbyterian Church, where she was an active volunteer in many aspects of church life. She worked at Mitchell’s Men’s Wear for many years, and pursued interests in genealogy, Kentucky history, cooking and entertaining, and travel. She remained a strong and inspirational figure in the lives of her beloved family members. She united in marriage to Daniel William "Billy" Mitchell November 16, 1946 and he preceded her in death April 27, 2012. She is survived by one son and three daughters: Rev. Dr. Dan Mitchell and wife, Bernadette, of Thomasville, Georgia, Jennifer Mitchell of New York City, Cynthia Mitchell and husband, Mark Pasquariello, of Lexington and Laura T. Wilds and husband, Lloyd, of Campbellsville. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Anne DeSpain and husband, Dean Loane, Lynn Mitchell Lind and husband, Jason, Lee Mitchell, Dr. Jonathan Warren, Sara Wilds Johnson and husband, Jordan, Shane Wilds and Xander Wilds, a step-granddaughter, Tiffany Martin; as well as eight great-grandchildren: Raven Evans, Rowen Evans, Maylee Wilds, Zane Johnson, Addison Johnson, Hampton Lind, Aiden Mitchell Loane and Layla Wilds; one step-great-grandson, Nicholas Sarracino; two great-great-grandsons: Titus Ashford and Atlas Ashford; special friends, Nathan and Elisha Rhodes and family. She was preceded in death by a step-granddaughter, Emily Martin and three sisters: Maxine Keene, Christine Smith and Geneva Carter. _______________ VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., Friday, September 3, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Friday, September 3, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Dr. Dan Mitchell PRIVATE FAMILY BURIAL: Bethel Cemetery PALLBEARERS: Lewis Gabehart Jordan Johnson Les Keene Dean Loane Mark Pasquariello Bill Smith Lloyd Wilds Shane Wilds FAMILY REQUEST EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY TO BE DONATIONS TO LITTLE CAKE CHRISTIAN CHURCH 2699 LITTLE CAKE ROAD, COLUMBIA, KY 42728 OR BLUEGRASS CARE NAVIGATORS, 1733 HARRODSBURG ROAD, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY 40504 AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
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