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Linda Diane Mitchell

July 23, 1948 — November 10, 2022


Linda Diane Mitchell

Linda Diane (Smith) Mitchell, age 74, of Lamar, Missouri passed away November 10, 2022, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.
Linda was born July 23, 1948, in Nevada, Missouri to Clifford Orben Smith and Margaret Rowena (Roberts) Smith. On April 29, 2001, Linda married Charles Alvin Mitchell Jr. in Independence, Missouri.
Linda worked many years at Butler feedlot, as a DOT Manager for Sutherland's in Kansas City, and for KCPL in Kansas City. Linda loved her faith and her family. She loved attending her grandchildren’s events and spending time with family, including her church family. She was involved in church activities including meals on wheels and loved helping fold the church bulletins. She loved horses, the outdoors, and loved to travel when they were able. Linda was an avid reader and spent many hours writing scripture and prayers in her notebooks. She was very charitable, donating monthly to Disabled American Veterans, St Jude’s, and BGE.
Survivors include her husband, Charles; two sons, Chuck Burke of Belfair, Washington, and Devon (Tara) Tourtillott, of Carl Junction, Missouri; one daughter, Kristina Tourtillott of Nevada, Missouri; four grandchildren, Alex Coverdale, Riley Long, Payton Long and Madison Tourtillott; three great-grandchildren, Levi Coverdale, Carter Coverdale, and Isaac Coverdale.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, sister LaDonna Ervin, and brother-in-law Billy Ervin.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the First Christian Church in Lamar, MO. 
Contributions are suggested and made payable to the First Christian Church or St. Jude’s in care of Daniel Funeral Home
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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Christian Church of Lamar

1208 Walnut St, Lamar, MO 64759

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