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Pauline Marie Polly Mitchell, 72
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Pauline Marie “Polly” Mitchell, 72, of McMinnville died Monday, Dec. 30 at her residence.
She was born Sept. 11, 1941, in Negaunee, Mich., formerly served as a secretary with the Central Baptist Association, and was a member of Gath Baptist Church. Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by parents Otto and Agnes Keskey Bakkala and daughter Michelle Lynn Schrieber.
Survivors include her husband George F. Mitchell, their children Suzanne Marie (Kevin) Laten, Michael Allen (Gina) Mitchell, and Leann Marie Redmon, brother Rodney (Teresa) Bakkala, grandchildren T.J. Fields, Ashley Regal, Heather Boyle, Brandon Laten, Michael Mitchell, Austin Mitchell, Brittni Redmon, Roston Redmon, and Justin Schrieber, and great-grandchild Macy Jane Regal.
Funeral service was held Friday at Gath Baptist Church. Rick Stewart officiated. Interment followed at Gath Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon’s International Memorial Bible Program or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 5, 2014