Aileen Parks Mitchell


Mrs. Aileen Parks Mitchell, 85, wife of the late Thomas W. Mitchell and a resident of Painter, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020.
A native of Harborton, she was the daughter of the late Walter N. Parks and the late Enola B. Parks. She graduated from Cape Charles High School in 1952 and was a C&P telephone operator in Cape Charles. During the 1980s, she served as secretary/treasurer for the town of Cheriton. She was a receptionist at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel for 16 years before retiring in 1997.
She is survived by her loving son, Thomas L. Mitchell, and his wife, Lori. She was predeceased by a brother, Bramble Parks, and two sisters, Marguerite Ballard and Gay Lassiter.
A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Cape Charles Cemetery, with Lori Mitchell officiating. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home, in Exmore, Va.

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