Andrea K. Mitchell, 71

Andrea Kaye Mitchell, age 71, of Rockford, passed away Monday, May 9, 2016.

She was born June 4, 1944, in Hereford, TX, the daughter of Charlie and Willie (Betts) Norton.

Andrea was a 1962 graduate of Jal, New Mexico High School, where she also played in the school band.

She attended beauty school and worked as a cosmetologist.

Andrea and Doyle Parker Mitchell were united in marriage June 29, 1962, at First Baptist Church in Jal, NM.

Andrea was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Grand Lodge of New Mexico.

She enjoyed playing the piano, shopping, and her chihuahuas.

Andrea was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Mitchell; son, Doke Mitchell; parents, Charlie and Willie Norton; and aunt, Eula Jefferson.

She is survived by her son, Randy Mitchell; grandchildren Cody Lane, Austin Mitchell, and Paige Mitchell; brother Billy (Carole) Norton; step-sister Barbara Denman; and other family and friends.

A memorial service took place Friday, May 13 at 2 p.m. at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, with visitation one hour prior to the service.

The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo served the family; www.thepetersonchapel.com.

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