MITCHELL, Geraldine A. (Brown)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Funeral service for Geraldine Ann Mitchell, age 91, of Chickasha will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Rev. Don Horton will officiate. Geraldine Ann Mitchell was born the daughter of Walter Preston Brown and Golda Laura Miles Brown on Oct. 14, 1921, in Hominy. She died on Nov. 20, 2012, in Chickasha. Geraldine came to Chickasha at the age of 6 months with her parents who opened Brown Funeral Home.


After graduating from Chickasha High School, she attended the University of Oklahoma then the Oklahoma College for Women and graduated with a degree in music. For a number of years she lived in California where she married Sydney Mitchell who preceded her in death. She later returned to Chickasha to care for her mother and lived in Chickasha the rest of her life. She was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Golda Brown, twin sister Jacqueline Brown, brother Wendell Brown, and granddaughter Claire Domino. Survivors include daughter and husband: Clarisa and Gilbert Garcia of LaCrescenta, Calif.; granddaughter: Mary Claire Garcia of LaCrescenta, Calif.; grandson and wife: Benjamin and Jenny Domino of LaCrescenta, Calif.; nephew: Steve Brown of Chickasha; niece and husband: Vickie and Richard Dixon of Oklahoma City; sister-in-law: Beverly Brown of Oklahoma City; and great nephews: Mathew Brown, Sean Brown and Cassady Dixon. The family would like to extend their thanks to Glenhaven Retirement Village and Jerry Badgett for their care and assistance. Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.