Elizabeth Witek Nel-son Mitchell

Elizabeth Witek Nel-son Mitchell

Elizabeth “Betty” Mitchell, 82, of Oakville WA, passed away suddenly at her residence on No-vember 4, 2013.

Betty was born July 1, 1931 in Bonita NY, the daughter of the late Benedict L. and Vernice (Overturf) Witek. After her father’s passing in 1932, she became the adopted daughter of Mr. Louis Nel-son of Russell. Betty was a resident of both Russell and Warren for many years, and was employed by the New Process Company for a time. Her later years were spent in Washington State, where she and her husband owned and operated a small farm and ranch. Betty en-joyed the outdoors all her life, and was deeply fond of her many animals.

She is survived by two sons, Richard Owens, Pana-ma City, FL; Jon Owens, Crane Hill, AL; a daughter, Susan Wise of Fort Lauder-dale, FL, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Stanton L. Nelson of Nevada and Grant Nel-son of Russell, also survive.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Bud Mitchell of Oakville, WA.

A service has been con-ducted at Pine Grove Cemetery in Russell, where she was laid to rest with her beloved mother and father.