Elm Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Park

4600 W. Kilgore Ave, Muncie, IN


Lillian Lorell Mitchell

July 1, 1934September 13, 2019

Lillian Lorell Mitchell, 85, Muncie, passed away Friday morning, September 13, 2019, at the Lynd House.

She was born Sunday, July 1, 1934, in Silver Point, Tennessee, the daughter of Marvin and Mary Myrtis (Lefever) Whitefield. Lillian lived at the Lynd House for several years and had many special friends there. She was a homemaker most of her life. Lillian and her husband spent several winters in Florida and they enjoyed traveling together. She loved to cook and work in her garden.

Survivors include her sisters, Rheba Montgomery and Mardelle (husband, Phil) St. John; step-daughter, Cindy (husband, Mike) Dudley; a very special friend, Carol Dobbs; a good friend from Lynd Place, Linda; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and her loving little companion, “Princess”.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Mary Myrtis Whitefield; husband, Hubert “Mitch” Mitchell, who passed away Friday, August 1, 2008; son, Jessie Melton; step-son, Kerry Mitchell; brother, Billy Joe Whitefield; sister, Alta M. Tull; brother-in-law, Rodger Montgomery.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana 47304. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Memorial Park.

Family and friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Elm Ridge Funeral Home.

Online condolences to the family may be directed to www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.


  • Calling Hour: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service: Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Lillian Lorell Mitchell

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