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Belva Jean Mitchell, age 73, of Midland, Michigan, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, April 19, 2019. She was born on July 23, 1945, in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, daughter of the late Francis and Anita Boursaw. On August 31, 1980, Belva married Larry “Lee” Mitchell, and they shared 33 loving years together.

Belva, along with playing the guitar and singing with her daughters had a great love for music. She also enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family very much.

Belva is survived by her daughters Anita Marie Plater and Betty Jo Toronjo; stepson Larry (Krysti) Mitchell; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren.

Belva is predeceased by her husband Larry “Lee” Mitchell; daughter Gina Barrett; brothers and sisters William Boursaw, Robert Boursaw, Betty Laughton, Bert Boursaw, and Marietta Boursaw;

Belva’s family will greet friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 West Wackerly Street, Midland, Michigan, from 9:30am on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 until time of service at 11:00am with Jerry Beebe officiating. There will be a burial to immediately follow at Homer Township Cemetery.

 Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Jude’s Hospital.

Condolence Messages

  1. Lucy Kerstens

    22 April 2019 4 weeks ago

    Our sincere and deepest sympathies go out to the entire family and friends of Belva . In lieu of flowers we have made a donation in the name of Belva Jean Mitchell to the St.Judes Hospital .
    All of our love and condolences,
    Gary and Lucy Kerstens

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