Mrs. J. E. Mitchell Dies in Oklahoma
The body of Mrs. Kathryn Mitchell, wife of John E. Mitchell and
a former resident of Opdyke, will arrive at the Myers chapel,
122 North Tenth street, Sunday morning from Oklahoma City, Okla.,
where Mrs. Mitchell died yesterday. She had been ill about a year.
Surviving in addition to the husband are the parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James A. Wood of Opdyke; three brothers, Lloyd and Roy of Opdyke
and Fred A. Of Bluford.
Mrs. Mitchell formerly was employed in the Sexton Manufacturing Co.
plant in Mt. Vernon and will be remembered by many as Sadie Wood.
She had lived in Oklahoma City about five years.
Funeral services will be held at the M.E. church in Opdyke at two
o'clock Monday afternoon. Burial will be made in the Opdyke cemetery.
Sarah Kathryn Wood, daughter of James A. and Alice Wood, was
born near Opdyke, Ill., August 25, 1903. She passed away at St. Anthony
Hospital in Oklahoma City, July 26, 1935, Age, 31 years, 11 months and
She became a christian at the age of 11 years and united with the
Methodist church at Opdyke, where she retained her membership until death.
While in Oklahoma City she was a faithful worker in the Maywood
She was united in marriage to John E. Mitchell, July 2, 1930. She
leaves to mourn their loss, her husband, John E. Mitchell; her parents,
Mrs. and Mrs. James A. Wood; three brothers, Loyd, Fred and Roy, and a
host of relatives and friends. To know Kathryn was to love her.
A precious one from us is gone,
A voice we loved is stilled;
A place is vacant in our home,
That never can be filled.
Card of Thanks
We wish to express our thanks to the many friends including the Royal
Neighbors, the Ladies' Aid of both church, the singers and pall bearers,
and those who assisted at the grave. Rev. Motzer and Rev. Green for
the consoling words, and all who helped in any way during the sickness
and death of our loved one.
Also for the many beautiful floral offerings.
JOHN E. MITCHELL.
MR. AND MRS. JAMES A. WOOD.
LOYD WOOD AND FAMILY.
FRED WOOD AND FAMILY.
ROY T. WOOD.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: July 1935
Submitted by Brenda Heriford
Relationship: 1st cousin once removed