Helen M. Thompson Mitchell, 81, of Monticello, passed away on January 24, 2017 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was born June 23, 1935 in Warren, AR to the late Clyde Thompson and Pallie Oldner Thompson.

She was the widow of Mayo Mitchell, a homemaker, was a Christian and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two sisters, Juanita Myers and Lois Taylor.

Survivors include two sons, Paul Mitchell and wife Genieve of Alexander and Gary Mitchell of Monticello; one daughter, Alisa Mitchell of Monticello; one brother, Kenneth Thompson and wife Brenda of Magnolia; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 27 at Mt Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.