Geraldine Mitchell

Oct. 22 1918 ~ April 23, 2016
Graveside services will be held for Geraldine (Gerry) Mitchell 97, of Kyle, Texas on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Lakeland Hills Memorial Park south of Burnet, Texas. Billy E. Gandy Jr., her only grandson will be officiating.
Mrs. Mitchell passed away April 19, 2016 in Kyle, Texas. She was born in Castle, Oklahoma to John H. Meek and Minnie Taylor Meek on October 22, 1918.
She attended schools in Oklahoma and worked for Southwestern Bell in Oklahoma for eleven years before moving to San Antonio, Texas in 1948. In 1949, she moved to Copperas Cove where she worked and retired from Civil Service at Ft. Hood in 1981.
While living in Copperas Cove Mrs. Mitchell belonged to the Copperas Cove Garden Club, Lone Star Chapter of the Gold Star Wives of America and the National Wildlife Federation.
She is survived by a son, John Gordon Wilson and wife Linda of Paducah, Texas, daughter, Sue Gandy and husband Bill of Kyle, Texas, two brothers, John Meek of Tecumseh, Oklahoma and James E. Meek of Shawnee, Oklahoma, grandson Billy Gandy Jr. and wife Holly and their two sons Trace and Cody of Kyle, Texas, a granddaughter Deanne Shultz and husband Trey and their two sons Joshua and Michael of Buda, Texas.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 9:00 AM -11:30 AM in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove.
Memorials may be made to the Cherokee Children’s Home, 13355 TX-16, Cherokee, Texas 76832 or to a children’s hospital of one’s choice.
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