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Madeline Mitchell Mitchell Howard

March 30, 1930 - July 1, 2021

Madeline Mitchell Howard, 91, of Bedford, VA died Thursday, July 1, 2021. She was born in Moneta, VA on March 30, 1930, a daughter of the late Walker Davis Mitchell and Arneda Craighead Mitchell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Henry Howard; her brothers, Davis Mitchell, Eugene Mitchell, Prentiss Mitchell, Roger Mitchell, Wayne Mitchell; and a sister, Harriet Mitchell Saunders.

Madeline was a member of Bedford Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Dee Johnston and Dana Lotspeich; grandchildren, Emily Pearse, Adam Johnston, Tyler Johnston, and Sarah Sassak; six great grandchildren; and a brother, Elbert Mitchell.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Oakwood Cemetery, Bedford with Pastor Phillip Bailey officiating. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Bedford Baptist Church, 516 Oakwood St, Bedford, VA 24523, or the D-Day Memorial, National D-Day Memorial | Make a Donation Online (dday.org). Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford is assisting the family.

Burial Date July 7, 2021

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