Class of 1920
Normal Training, Ishkadah ’20, South Paw Club ’20.
“She’s jolly, she’s bright
As a friend she’s all right.”
Creta Marie (Clark) Mitchell
February 2, 1900 – August 21, 1976
Mrs. Oscar (Creta) Mitchell, 76, 1205 Kaw street, died at 3 a.m. Saturday in Stillwater Municipal hospital where she was admitted Friday for treatment of illness.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Christian church. In charge of the services will be Rev. M. R. Work, pastor, with burial in Grace Hill cemetery under direction of the Parker funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the First Christian church of Perry.
Mrs. Mitchell was born in Perry Feb. 2, 1900, in Perry. She was married May 18, 1921, in Wichita to Oscar Mitchell, who survives. She had been a county rural school teacher 12 years. She was the last teacher of the Rose Hill school, north of Perry.
She had lived in the local area all her life. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are on the rolls as charter members of the Noble county Farm Bureau. She recently received her 50-year pin in recognition of 50 years of membership in the Sunny View homemakers group.
Survivors other than her husband include one son, Kenneth, Perry; a step-son, Lawrence F. Mitchell, Providence, R. I.; one sister, Mrs. Henry (Alta) Hicks, Bethany; six brothers, A. B. Clark, Harold Clark, Frank Clark and John Clark, all of Perry; and C. E. Clark and Homer Clark, both of Perryton, Texas; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.