JO ANN DEAVERS MITCHELL, 63, Oneonta, died Aug. 23, 2017, at a Birmingham hospital. She was a member of Oneonta Church of God in Christ. Predeceasing her were parents Rupert and Lugene Payne Deavers and siblings Gene Deavers, Rex Deavers, and Archie Deavers.
Surviving are husband Torrance Mitchell; children Torrance ( Justine) Mitchell Jr., Simeon Mitchell, Veronica Mitchell, all of Oneonta; grandchildren Asia Mitchell, Shaun Paul Mitchell, Cainan Mitchell, Kiera Lee Mitchell; siblings Bobby Deavers, York, Jeff ( Jeannette) Deavers, Oneonta, Marshall Deavers, Athens, Ga., Johnny Deavers, Demetrius Deavers, Joan Deavers (Mathis) Jones, all of Oneonta, Bobby Deavers Jr., Birmingham; nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 2 at Oneonta Church of God in Christ with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.