Thelma Jean Mitchell, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died May 20, 2007, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born July 31, 1937, in Ash Flat, Ark., the daughter of the late Dee and Nellie (Jackson) Dowdy.
She previously did factory work and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include: a daughter, Janet Spargo of Charlotte Hall, Md.; a sister, Dorothy Felton of Ash Flat, Ark.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her parents; one son, Steven Mitchell; and one great-granddaughter, Bailey SpargoThe funeral services were made under the direction of the Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend.