Janice (Atkinson) Mitchell

Born: Sun., Sep. 29, 1940
Died: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Location: Kamas LDS Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Location: Kamas LDS Church

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Janice Atkinson Mitchell, 78, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on February 9, 2019.

Janice was born September 29, 1940 to Afton Lefler and Isaac Victor Atkinson. She was the youngest of eight children. Mom was married and sealed to her sweetheart, Jack W. Mitchell, on January 22, 1960 in the Salt Lake City Temple. They just celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. They were the epitome of true love!

Mom was a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She loved serving others and served in many capacities in the church. She and dad served as missionaries in the Nauvoo Temple as temple ordinance workers. She also served as a coordinator and ordinance worker for 13 years in the Salt Lake Temple, where she was loved by many.

In addition to being a loving wife, full-time mother and grandmother; she was blessed with many talents. She loved sewing, cooking, reading, quilting and crocheting, just to name a few. She enjoyed supporting her family and was proud of their many achievements. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and each felt like they were her favorite. Dad and her family always came first. She was very compassionate and showed unconditional love for all.

She is survived by her husband, Jack, her six children, Dody & Blair Peart, Cory & Gail Mitchell, Tonya & Travis Hatch, Geri & Wayne Wilde, Jacki & Jaime Cuartas, Steven & Brittani Mitchell, 20 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and her sister, Audrey Mitchell. She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings Oris & Lucille Atkinson, Bud & Rozella Atkinson, Wally & Myrla Atkinson, Barbara & Clarence Mitchell, Jean & Morris Giles, Marie Brown, and brother-in-law, Jack C. Mitchell.

A viewing will be held on February 14, 2019, from 6-8pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kamas, located at 100 West Center Street. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:00 am with a viewing one hour prior. Interment will be at the Francis, Utah cemetery.

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Jennie Green
   Posted Tue February 12, 2019


We love Jamie so very much. Our love and hugs to her sweetheart Jack and her family. We will miss her sweetness and laughter. All our love and prayers John and Jennie Green

Mae Ure
   Posted Tue February 12, 2019
Janice you are truly one in a million and such a sweet lady to everyone whom you met. You are going to be greatly missed! We are sending love and prayers to your love ones!
Dave and Mae

Tony and Judy Louder
   Posted Thu February 14, 2019
So sorry for your loss of such a wonderful lady in all her roles.

Karlee Bird
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
I am so sorry! May you be comforted thru this. It is a hard thing. So grateful for the knowledge we have.

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