March 24, 2006
Angeline Frances Van Dyke Mitchell, 86, of Albany, died Friday, March 23, 2006 at Lee County Health Care. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday March 27, 2006 at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors with interment to follow in Andersonville National Cemetery with military honors. Dr. William D. "Biff" Coker and Rev. Timothy J. Olds will officiate.
Mrs. Mitchell was a native of Holland Michigan. She was a graduate of Flint Northern High School, and graduated from Hurley School of Nursing at Hurley Hospital in Flint Michigan. She was a private duty nurse and later served at the Children's Orthopedic Hospital in Madison Wisconsin. Mrs. Mitchell joined the United States Army and served her country proudly. She was a charter member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, and a past member of the Albany Women's Club. She was involved with the Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, and she loved to volunteer her time and talents to various community projects.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Effie (Vandenberg) Van Dyke; husband, Hugh Arlin Mitchell; two brothers, Jack Van Dyke and Bill Van Dyke; a sister, Evelyn Van Dyke St. Clair; and her beloved "Lady Dog".
She is survived by a son, Hugh A. Mitchell II of Albany; a daughter, Mary Mitchell Jones and her husband Ron of Darien GA; granddaughters: Amanda Leigh Mitchell of Marietta, Susan Rebecca Mitchell Strickland and her husband Justin of Albany; a sister, Ruth Wilson and husband Bob of Royal Oak Michigan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors following the memorial service.
Those desiring please make memorials to Lights of Love, Phoebe Foundation, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, P. O. Box 1828, Albany, GA 31702-1828, or Alzheimer's Association, Southwest Georgia Chapter, P.O. Box 71341, Albany, GA 31708, or Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2126 Edgewater Dr., Albany, GA 31707, or to the charity of your choice. You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.