May 4, 1919 ~ May 4, 2012
Madelon Dotson Mitchell, 93, of Asheville, died on Friday, May 4, 2012, at the John F. Keever Solace Center.
A Buncombe Co. native, Mrs. Mitchell was a daughter of the late Albert and Myrtle Henderson Young. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Kelly W. Dotson, and second husband, Zethar Mitchell.
Mrs. Mitchell was a member of Gashes Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Alice Burrell and husband Jimmy, of Pittsburgh, PA; sister, Geneva Sayles, of Gatlinburg, TN; brothers, William Young and wife Mildred, of Asheville, and Robert Young and wife Jane, of Pigeon Forge, TN; three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral service for Mrs. Mitchell will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at Gashes Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Ed Jennings and Stanley Dotson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Her family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Rd.
Memorials may be made to Gashes Creek Baptist Church, 308 Gashes Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28803.
Alice, please know that we are sorry for the loss of your Mom. We will keep you in our prayers and may God be with you.
Your Mother was a beautiful, special person We will miss her so much. I am sure your loving care these past two years brought her much happiness.
Dear Alice & family, I just want you to know how very special Madelon was to me throughout our whole lives. She and I shared schoolhood memories,adult memories, and right up until her death– memories. I am not sure I will be able to attend the funeral since I am not well myself, but always know I will never forget her, or you, and you will be in my prayers always. May God fill you with His love and grace during these hard times.
Alice and family, Jerry and I are so sorry for your loss. I loved your mom so much. She was a special and unique lady. We shared a lot of happy times and I loved to hear her pray She was so humble in her prayers. You were a faithful daughter. God bless all of you in the days ahead!
Madelon was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met. I grew up on Wentworth and loved walking down to her house to visit and help her string beans. I will never forget her. So very sorry for your loss.
Many years ago, I worked with Madelon at Farnam Mfg. I thought she was a friendly and classy lady. I have fond memories of her. My condolences to her family.