Ilona  Mitchell

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Ilona Mae Mitchell, 79, died on April 10, 2019 in Stillwater Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Glencoe United Methodist Church with interment following at the Morrison Cemetery. Strode Funeral and Cremation is in charge of the service.

Ilona was born on December 22, 1939 to Clifton and Mary LuDeana (Shaver) Crauthers and later, Floyd Yarbrough as a step-father. Although she graduated from Cushing High School in 1958, she also attended school in Glencoe and Cushing and later Draum Business College. Ilona was joined in marriage to Dale Mitchell on May 22, 1959 at Camp Pendleton, California until his death in 2008. They were blessed with three children. Later in life she was blessed to have had a companion in Hugh (Doc) Hesser for 6 years until his passing in 2016.

Ilona sold Tupperware, picked cotton, worked as a waitress and was employed at IGA bakery and a dental office. She also took care of lots of children.

She loved gardening and grew beautiful flowers that she liked to show off. She was a great cook, she enjoyed canning and making her wonderful bread. She also liked to camp and fish but her greatest love was her family.

Additional predecessors include her parents; brother, Carl; son, Kenneth and brother-in-law, Carl.

Surviving her are daughters, Merry (Karl) Inskeep and Kimberly (Robert) Cannon; brothers, Bill (Virginia), Danny (Vickie); sister, Betty; sister-in-law, Eve; 10 grandchildren and 13 grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Bob Davis, Eric Inskeep, Dakota Cannon, Kaden Silver, Kevin McMillin and Charles "Kipp" Paxton.

Honorary pallbearers are Chris Saber, Terry Crider, and Chuck Prater.


Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com
Published on April 12, 2019
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David clark
Apr 13, 2019
Mary and kim, my Prayers are with you.your mom was so good to me .I was always welcome over to play with kenny.