Feb. 1, 1963-Nov. 15, 2021

Janice Marie Mitchell was born Feb. 1, 1963, in Natchitoches to Ola Mae Babers and LuArthur Washington. She was the sixth of eight children, Ida Moore, Susie Sarpy, Gerlean Felders, John Babers, Shawn Hayes, Glenda Fisher and the late Mary Lee.

Growing up, she was a member of First Baptist Church. She attended Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge where she obtained a Bachelor of Social Work.

She married Daniel “Danny” Mitchell May 27, 1989, and they have two adult children, Jeniece and Everette Mitchell.

Services were Nov. 22 at Vineyard Church in Urbana, Ill.