Joan Mitchell

Joan R. Mitchell (Hougland)

Thursday, March 7th, 1929 - Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Funeral services for Joan R. “Joann” Mitchell, 90, of Willoughby, will be 10 AM Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby.
Family will receive friends 4-8 PM Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the funeral home.

Joann passed away June 10, 2019 at David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland, surrounded by her loving

Born March 7, 1929 in Cleveland, Joann was a lifelong Willoughby resident.

Joann was active in the community belonging to Order of the Eastern Star and Willoughby Women’s Club for over 50 years. She successfully owned and operated The Knit Shop in downtown Willoughby.

She was a member of the Western Reserve Spinners and Weavers Guild, and taught arts and crafts at Mayfield Schools and Wildwood Cultural Center in Mentor. She was also the past president of the Cleveland Chapter of the Model-T Club.

Survivors include her children, Janet (David) Scott, Wade (Carol) Mitchell, Douglas (Pamela) Mitchell, and Dale (Diane) Mitchell; grandchildren, Jennifer (Alan) Krontz, Sarah (Randy) Mitchell Stanger, Emily Mitchell, Katy Mitchell, Scott Mitchell, and Steven Mitchell; great-grandsons, Neil and Alan Stanger; sister, MaryLou Pattison. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews and their families.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alexander H. Mitchell in 1999 and her parents, Nelson and Freda (Hickman) Hougland.

Final resting place will be in Whitehaven Memorial Park in Mayfield Village following the services on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, PO Box 72101, Cleveland OH 44192-0002 or donate online at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH 44094
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  • Service

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 10:00am
    Davis - Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH 44094
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. S. Shane Nanney
  • Interment

    Whitehaven Memorial Park
    615 SOM Center Road
    Cleveland, Ohio 44143
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Posted at 12:11pm
I'm sorry for your loss, may you find comfort in Jehovah's promise at John 5:28,29, for more info

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