Mitchell , Thelma 87
Thelma Scott Mitchell, 87, of Clairton, departed this life Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in UPMC McKeesport Hospital. She was formerly of Large. She was born Feb. 27, 1926, in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late John and Ceola Austin Browning. She was also preceded in death by husbands, William Scott and Richard Mitchell and children, Mable Hammonds, William Scott and Raymond Browning. She was a licensed LPN and faithful member of Gethsemane Church of God in Christ with whom she served on the kitchen committee, the Young Women's Christian Council, State Missions Department and was the former Secretary of the District Missionary. She also attended Community Life in McKeesport. Surviving are her children, Ceola Melvin, Mary Baptiste, Katherine Scott and Theresa Scott, all of Clairton, Aretha Scott, of Lewistown, Maine, Marsha (Benjamin Sr.) Cooper, of McKeesport, and John (Gloria) Scott, of Jefferson Hills; 34 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at Gethsemane Church of God In Christ, 200 Crest St., Clairton, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, with Elder Alexander McLean officiating. Interment will follow in Restland Memorial Park, Monroeville.