G. Bernadine Mitchell, 88, of Alton, passed away at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Oct. 9, 1926, in East Alton, the son of Herman and Grace (Drulard) Blackorby.
She married John S. Mitchell on May 5, 1946, in Alton, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1999.
Mrs. Mitchell was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton.
She is survived by a sister, Marilyn Scott; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, John; she is preceded in death by her parents; six brothers, Harold, Cleo, Herman (Blacky), Louis, Sloke and Bert; and a sister, Della.
Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton with Pastor Charlie Schwaab officiating.
Burial will take place in Upper Alton Cemetery.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.