Shirley A. Mitchell

November 29, 1940September 7, 2018

Shirley A. Mitchell, nee Fitch of Plano, Texas passed away on Friday September 7, 2018. Shirley was born November 29, 1940.

Beloved mother of Jelena (Kelly) Cook, Renee (Pawel) Potera and Scott (Janel) Mitchell; Cherished grandmother of Michelle Cook, Antoni Potera, Ela Potera, Anna Mitchell and Abigail Mitchell.

Shirley was preceded in death by her loving husband Larry.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Children’s medical center foundation Attn: NICU 2777 Stemmons Fwy Ste. 700 Dallas,TX 75207 214-456-8360

A visitation for Shirley will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 10:00 AM until time of chapel service at 12:00 PM at Mount Auburn Funeral Home, 4101 Oak Park Ave, Stickney, Illinois 60402. Interment Mount Auburn Memorial Park.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Mitchell family.


  • Visitation Thursday, September 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 13, 2018

Shirley A. Mitchell

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Gregory White

September 12, 2018

Mrs. Mitchell was a pivotal staple on my childhood. She was nice when your was good and stern when you wasn't. She touched many lives of many chidren. I am forever greatful for her impact on me and my classmates.

Angie Troianos

September 12, 2018

Dear Jelena and Family,

Please allow me to express my sympathy. I want you to know that my thoughts are with you all.
Your mom was a wonderful woman.

My heart goes out to you.

With friendship and love,
Angie T.

Stephanie Yates

September 11, 2018

The tide recedes but leaves behind bright seashells on the sand.
The sun goes down, but gentle warmth still lingers on the land.
The music stops, and yet it echoes on in sweet refrains.
For every joy that passes, something beautiful remains.
Keeping you and your family lifted in prayer.

Courtney Samento

September 11, 2018

Jelena & Family,

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending hugs and prayers your way.

Courtney Samento

Lori Woodard

September 11, 2018

Jelena and Family,

Hearing about your loss has deeply saddened me, but I know that this is far from what you are going through right now. You are in my thoughts and prayers. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you all.

Lori Woodard

Renita Miller

September 11, 2018

Jelena, Renee and Scott I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this time and give you strength. I will continue to pray for the family.

Mary Bibbs

September 11, 2018

Hello Jelena and Family,

My heart goes out to you at this time. I understand and feel your loss. If there is anything that Eddie and I can do for you and your family, please know that we are only a phone away.

Remember this......“Words, however kind, can’t mend your heartache, but those who care and share your loss wish you comfort and peace of mind. May you find strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends.”

Eddie & Mary