Mary Lois Mitchell

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 22, 2004

A memorial service for Mary Lois Mitchell of New Orleans, La.,formerly of Brookhaven, will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 21,at Faith Prebyterian Church.

Mrs. Mitchell, 78, died March 18, 2004, at Maison Hospitalierein New Orleans. She was born in Copiah County on Jan. 21, 1926, toNorvell and Mary Emma Butler Farmer.

She had a varied career in politics and retail. Her most recentoccupation was working for her favorite artist, Frederick Guess, athis art studio in the French Quarter. She was active in her Lady’sBible study and Patio Planters. She was current president of LePetit Theatre Guild in the French Quarter. While living inBrookhaven, she was an active member of Faith PresbyterianChurch.

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Survivors are her daughters, Carol Young Milligan of Clinton,and Debbie Druilhet Burris of Abita Springs, La.; her sons, PaulDruilhet Jr. of Saint Rose, La., and David Druilhet of Metarie,La.; six grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Faith Presbyterian Church inBrookhaven, the American Cancer Society or the Le Petit TheatreGuild of New Orleans, La.