Betty Jean Mitchell, 94, Osage City: Sept. 21, 1925 – Feb. 29, 2020 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Betty Jean Mitchell, 94, Osage City: Sept. 21, 1925 – Feb. 29, 2020

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Betty Jean Mitchell, 94, passed away Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kan. She was born Sept. 21, 1925, in Arcadia, Kan., the daughter of Joseph and Maude Buchanan Harris.

Betty had lived in Osage City, Kan., since 1956. She was a homemaker and had worked for Bell Telephone, in Wichita, Kan., and at Farm Bureau, in Osage City. She had been a Girl Scout leader for several years and had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, in Ft. Scott, Kan., and Osage City.

On July 13, 1946, Betty was married to Charles Mitchell, in Arma, Kan.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, on July 24, 2002; her parents, Joseph and Maude; and all of her siblings.

Betty is survived by her son, Terry Mitchell, Michigan Valley, Kan.; three daughters, Rebecca (James) Jones, Clearwater, Fla., Elaine (Monte) Hicks, LaConnor, Wash., and Linda (Marty) Jones, Osage City; 11 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Betty’s family will greet friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon; then will go to the Osage City Cemetery for a graveside memorial service.

Memorial contributions for Betty may be made to Vintage Park, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Avenue, Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at

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