Lucy Marie Mitchell, 88, of Billings passed away on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024. She was born on May 30, 1935, in Ponca City, Okla. to William and Euphamia (Livingston) Lowen, one of four children in the home, and the only daughter.
She graduated from high school in Ponca City, Okla. and went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in education from Oklahoma State University.
On June 3, 1955, she married Jimmy “JD” Mitchell, together they raised three sons. She worked as a first grade teacher with the public school system in Belle, until her retirement.
She was a big sports fan, especially OSU and Republic football and was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church for many years.
She is survived by her sons, Bradley Mitchell of Galveston, Texas and Mike Mitchell of Republic; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; as well as other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 65 years, “JD”; son, Kevin Mitchell; and her three brothers, William “Bill”, Jack and Joseph Lowen.
A graveside service was held on Friday, Feb. 23, in Evergreen Cemetery with Pastor Joshua Mathews officiating.


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