Newton Now Obituaries: Violet E. Mitchell

Violet E. Mitchell, 97, of Newton, died Monday, April 20, 2017, at Asbury Park in Newton.
She was born on Dec. 2, 1919, in Newton, the daughter of E. Warren and Flora Anderson Creglow. A lifelong resident of Newton, Violet graduated from Newton High School.
Violet married Harley Mitchell on Sept. 17, 1950, in Newton. He died on April 16, 1995.
She was a longtime member of the New Life Assembly of God Church. Violet enjoyed playing the organ in churches in Wichita and Newton.
Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Warashina of Wichita; nephews, Dale Sump of Newton and Steve Mitchell of Phillips, Maine; and niece, Marcia Mitchell of Hinsdale, Mass.
Violet was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Helen Sump; and son-in-law, Jim Warashina.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Newton. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton. The casket will be open at 1 p.m. Monday at the church.
A memorial has been established with the New Life Assembly of God Church and Good Shepherd Hospice. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS, 67114.
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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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