Karen Mitchell

Karen Lynne Mitchell (Duckworth)

Sunday, March 10th, 1935 - Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Karen Lynne Duckworth Mitchell, age 85 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020.

Born in Huntington, West Virginia on March 10, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Forde Delance Duckworth and Edith Ann Betz Duckworth. She was dedicated to a life of service by being a Registered Nurse. She worked at the Toccoa Clinic, Habersham Medical Center and retired from Lee Arrendale State Prison.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Mark Eugene Mitchell; brother, Kenton Wayne Duckworth.

Surviving are her husband, Eugene Herbert Mitchell of Cornelia; son, Matthew Scott Mitchell of Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Phillip Wayne & Lisa Ann Mitchell of Bogart; daughter-in-law, Martha Elizabeth Bush Mitchell; grandchildren, Stephanie Yawn, Ben Smith and Brad Smith.

Graveside services are scheduled for 2 pm, Friday, December 4, 2020 at Yonah Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Habersham County Animal Shelter, 4231 Toccoa Highway, Clarkesville, GA 30523.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

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    Friday, December 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Friday, December 4th, 2020 2:00pm
    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
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    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Brian Anderson

Posted at 11:25am
Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Linda Wingate

Posted at 10:38am
My deepest sympathy to Gene and the boys. Karen and I were friends and neighbors for years and had sons who grew up together. I knew they were no longer in the home but never heard where they went. Karen was a perky caring person and we shared some happy moments.
Linda Wingate

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