OBITUARY

Viola Lockwood Mitchell

September 2, 1931April 30, 2019
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Services for Viola Lockwood Mitchell, 87, of Mabank, will be 10 am Friday, May 3, 2019, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton, with Pastor Hugh Roberts officiating. Interment will be in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Mitchell passed away at her home April 30, 2019. She was born September 2, 1931 in Stubbs, TX to Arthur L. and Clemmie Sapp Lockwood.

Viola grew up and lived in Prairieville and Mabank. She was a Baptist by faith. Viola worked at the Bank of Mabank for many years. She has spent the past 20 years working at the Mabank Nursing Home. She loved spending time with her family. Her grandkids and great-grandkids were her world.

Mrs. Mitchell is preceded in death by her husband, H.T. "Pete" Mitchell, and her sister Ellen Miller.

Viola is survived by her son and his wife, Gilbert and Denise Mitchell of Mabank; four grandchildren: Christi Mitchell, Kathy Mitchell, Steven and Kim Mitchell and Brittany Mitchell; nine great-grandchildren: Sebastian Sanchez, Dylan Fletcher, Thomas Sanchez, Isaiah Sanchez, Ethan Sanchez, Addyson Henderson, Emma Mitchell, Landyn Mitchell and Liam Mitchell; sister, Janie Busby of Mabank; brother, Anson and Nancy Lockwood of Houston; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Christi Mitchell, Kathy Mitchell, Brittany Mitchell, Deena Lutter, Steven Mitchell and Sebastian Sanchez.

The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Thursday at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 3, 2019

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Terri Reaves

May 2, 2019

I worked with Viola for 10 years at the Bank of Mabank. She was such a sweet lady. I saw her a lot too when my mom was in the Mabank Nursing Home. She was so caring and so sweet to my mom. She will be missed. I'm sorry I won't be able to attend her service. Prayers for all her family.

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Grandma at Steven and Kims wedding

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Grandma and Liam

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Grandma and her great grand babies

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Grandma, her son, and Grandkids

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Grandma's 21st Birthday

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Grandma with Thomas and Isaiah Sanchez

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The sweet loving woman we all know and love!!

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Grandma at Steven and Kims wedding

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Grandma and Liam

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Grandma and her great grand babies

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Grandma, her son, and Grandkids

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Grandma's 21st Birthday

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Grandma with Thomas and Isaiah Sanchez

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The sweet loving woman we all know and love!!

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