Claris Mitchell

Claris Elaine Mitchell, 77, widow of Thomas R. Mitchell, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Thursday November 15, 2012, at her home. A native of Exie, KY, she was the daughter of the late Selby Taylor and Iva Mae Landis Lile. Elaine was a retired attendance clerk for Clark Middle School and a member of the Bellepoint Baptist Church in Frankfort.

Survivors include her daughter, Vickie Means (Steve); 2 sons, Richard Scott Mitchell (Shawna) and Thomas Richard Mitchell, Jr. (Michelle); 6 grandchildren, Kelsey Elizabeth Mitchell, Zachary Taylor Means, Kolbi Taylor Mitchell, Thomas Richard “Trace” Mitchell III, Anna Elaine “Lainie” Mitchell and Richard Scott “Scotty” Mitchell, Jr.; 3 bonus grandchildren, Jared Meade, Morgan Woosley and Holly Norris and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Elaine was preceded in death by her brother, Carl Taylor Lile.

Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday November 19 at Scobee Funeral Home by Rev. Don Burkhead. Burial will follow in the Clarmont Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Mark and Mike Lile, Truett Cohorn, Ronnie Cohorn, Jr. and Mike, Lyle and Trent Travis. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The online guest book is at

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