Joan Mitchell, 76, of Bell Buckle, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Mrs. Mitchell was born in New York to the late Pasquale and Maria Venturini. She was a Bacteriologist at Temple University and attended St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, James Mitchell; sons, Ed Hance of Christiana; Tim Hance of China; Chris Hance of Fallsington, Pa.; daughter, Jeannine Carlin of Pa.; seven grandchildren; sister, Micky Daylor of Harrisburg, Pa.; and brother, Pat Venturini of Lewisburg, Tenn.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. until the Funeral service at 6:00 p.m. at Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Father Mark Sappenfield officiating.
Those wishing may send condolences online at www.murfreesborofuneralhome.com
Murfreesboro Funeral Home, 145 Innsbrooke Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN, 615-896-2229.