Lois Elaine Deal Mitchell
October 26, 1925 - March 07, 2021
Lois Elaine Deal Mitchell born October 26, 1925 to W. T. “Harry” and Annabell Reeves Deal.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo M. Mitchell; and a son, Andrew G. Mitchell; parents, Harry Deal and Annabell Reeves Deal; a brother, W. H. Deal; and a sister, Guella Deal McLeod.
She is survived by three children, Leo Milton Mitchell, Jr., Windell Ray Mitchell, and Barbara Elaine Mitchell Corkern; four grandchildren, Eric D. Mitchell, Julie M. Mitchell Kussatz, Megan Rae Mitchell. and Laurie Lee Mitchell; three great-grandchildren, Cadence M. Mitchell, Harlie Ann Kussatz, and Lexie Laine Kussatz; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She graduated from Columbia Clinic School of Nursing, Columbia, MS, earning her Registered Nurse and took part in graduate training at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA.
After raising her family, she returned to part time work at the Bogalusa Medical Center and did private duty nursing until she went to work for the Bogalusa Heart Study, retiring in 1986.
She was a member of Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and the Oushola Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Interment will be held at Seal Cemetery
Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. James Moore officiating. Interment will be held at Seal Cemetery, Varnado, LA.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial United Baptist Church, 510 Avenue B, Bogalusa, LA 70427, on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. with the Rev. James Moore officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations may be made in her memory, to Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial United Methodist Church.
Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.