Annie Irene Mitchell, 77, of Kiowa, Oklahoma died Friday, September 22, 2017, at McAlester Regional Health Center with her family by her side.
Irene was born November 29, 1939, at home in Harpers Valley, Oklahoma to Markis and Georgia (Shults) Furr.
She married Doyle Mitchell on May 7, 1956, at the age of 17 following graduation from Kiowa High School. They moved to California, Missouri and then back to California before they settled in Kiowa for the last 33 years.
Irene enjoyed playing bingo, dancing, collecting frogs and bowling. But her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Irene is survived by her husband of 61 years, Doyle Mitchell of the home; sons, Roy Mitchell and wife, Melody, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Mark Mitchell, of Kiowa, and Vernon Mitchell and wife, Anelia of Kiowa; daughters, Debbie Steinlicht and Lisa Burgett, both of Kiowa; grandchildren, Chad Steinlicht and wife, Kristie, of Ventura, California, Amber Rodarte and husband, Tylor, of Sulphur, Louisiana, Jennifer Beltran, of Ventura, California, Heidi Wooten and husband, Josh, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Ashlee Partain and husband, Tyler, of Krebs, William Steinlicht, of Tulsa, Carol Burgett and fiancé, Jere Smith, of McAlester, Adam Mitchell and wife, Jennifer, of Santa Paula, California, Rebecca Fairchilds and husband, Doug of Checotah, Heather Saucier and husband, Alex, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, Tommy Mitchell and wife, Savannah, of Kiowa, Sara Willson and husband, Austin, of Kiowa, Elizabeth Mitchell, Trevor Mitchell, BreAnna Mitchell, Tyler Mitchell, Trenton Mitchell, Jared Mitchell, and Sabastian Mitchell, all of Kiowa; great grandchildren, Jared Steinlicht, Allie Steinlicht, Emmy Steinlicht, Melissa Rodarte, Kacey Rodarte, Juston Lee, Gwendolyn Beltran, Crystal Wooten, Jasmine Wooten, Jacob Ordonez, Nolan Mitchell, Maci Fairchilds, Urijah Fairchilds, Urban Fairchilds, Ukiah Fairchilds, Jackson Saucier, Cooper Brannon, Cameron Willson, Kanon Willson, and Hunter Willson; sisters, Earlene Allen and husband, Otis, of Kiowa, Francis Mitchell and husband, James, of Kiowa, Lorene Mitchell, of Kiowa and Kay Irvin, of Wilburton;
brothers, Bobby Furr, of Shreveport, Louisiana, Smithy Furr and wife, Ruby, of Kiowa, Bill Furr and wife, Pat, of Hemett, California;
Very special people, Lorene Nash, of Kiowa, Kalli Kellogg and Trei Champion; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces, great nephews and friends.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents, Markis and Georgia Furr; brothers, Harvey Furr, Dexter Furr, and Markis Junior Furr; sisters, Baby girl, Arlene Furr; and, son-in-law, Robert "Bob" Burgett.
Pallbearers will be Chad Steinlicht, William Steinlicht, Adam Mitchell, Tommy Mitchell, Trevor Mitchell and Tyler Mitchell.
Honorary Pallbearers: Roy Mitchell, Mark Mitchell, Vernon Mitchell, Jackie Mitchell, Tylor Rodarte, Tyler Partain, Josh Wooten, Jere Smith, Doug Fairchilds, Alex Saucier, Austin Willson, and Trenton Mitchell.
The family will greet friends Tuesday from 6-8 at the Bishop Chapel of Memories.
The Funeral Service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at the Bishop Chapel of Memories with Rev. James Crowson and Rev. Linda Snider officiating. Interment will follow at Wesley Cemetery, South of Pittsburg, Oklahoma.
Arrangements entrusted to Bishop Funeral Home and Crematory.
Published on September 25, 2017