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Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Arminta "Arminta" Mitchell (Sturgis)

Monday, January 7th, 1924 - Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Mrs. Margaret Arminta Sturgis Mitchell, 95, of Rock Hill, SC, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 at her home.

A native of York County, Mrs. Mitchell was born on January 7, 1924, a daughter of the late Theodore Benjamin and Mamie Carter Sturgis. She graduated from Rock Hill High School and attended Winthrop College. She was a devoted member of Saint John’s United Methodist Church for 69 years. She was also a former member of the Administrative Board, Browning Sykes Sunday School Class, Saint John’s United Methodist Women, and Saint John’s Retirees. She was a former church secretary for First Presbyterian Church and Saint John’s United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John Moffatt Mitchell, sisters Dorothy Ann Sturgis, Inez Sturgis Isom, Thelma Sturgis Percival, and brother Theodore Sturgis.

Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her daughter, Janice Mitchell White and husband Bill of Rock Hill, SC, her son John Benjamin Mitchell and wife Karen of Catawba, SC; her sister Joyce Sturgis Stell of Lawrenceville, Georgia; her four grandchildren, Kimberly White Fowler and husband Joey of Catawba, SC; Kendall Frank White and wife Holly of Indian Land, SC; Jennifer Brooke Mitchell of Rock Hill; Allison Mitchell Hucks and husband Daniel of Conway, SC; six great-grandchildren, Hayden and Hailey Fowler, Caleb and Noah White, Alex and Addison Pemberton of Rock Hill and her loving and faithful caregiver, Glenda Fields of Rock Hill.

A Funeral Service to celebrate her life will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s United Methodist Church with the Dr. Rodney Powell and Rev. Rett Haselden officiating. Interment will be held at 10:00 A.M. prior to the funeral service at Grandview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the funeral service at St. John’s United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Saint John’s United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 |
    Thursday, February 28th, 2019
    Saint John's United Methodist Church
    321 S. Oakland Ave.
    ROCK HILL, SC 29730
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    Visitation will follow the funeral service at Saint John's United Methodist Church
  • Service

    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 11:00am
    Saint John's United Methodist Church
    321 S. Oakland Ave.
    ROCK HILL, SC 29730
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  • Interment

    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Thursday, February 28th, 2019 10:00am
    Grandview Memorial Park
    Cherry Road
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Minta was my neighbor and a dear friend to my parents , You will always be remembered with your warm smile and we all will miss u , The Healan Family

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