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Nov 12, 2020 | Obituaries | 0 comments

Willah “Arlene” Mitchell

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Written by Tina Botill


Willah “Arlene” Mitchell was born on November 7, 1944 to Willah and Orville Bowron and went into the arms of Jesus on October 17, 2020 with her husband Leon by her side.

Arlene could often be found sitting at her kitchen table lost in murder mystery novels or watching Nascar, football and baseball games with Leon. She loved to play cards with her kids and grandkids for hours. After retiring as an Educational Aid for special education services with the Tulare County Office of Education Arlene spent her time relaxing at Morro Bay and spending time with family.

Survivors include her husband, Mark “Leon” Mitchell; four children, Sally, Thom, Stacy and Chad; three grandchildren, Jennifer, Katrina and Allen; and 11 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind five siblings, David, Sharon, Arthur, Theresa and Steven.She was preceded in death by her parents, Willah and Orville, her son, David, her sister, Virginia, daughter in law, Lisa and her granddaughter, Bonnie (Riley).

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