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Bernice Irene Mitton

December 28, 1930 — May 28, 2023

Bernice Irene Mitton, 92, of Veedersburg IN, passed away 7:55 PM Sunday May 28, 2023 at Franciscan Health East in Lafayette, IN.

Bernice was born December 28, 1930 in Kingman IN the daughter of Walter and Dora (Woodrow) Hatch.

She married Harold L. Mitton March 18, 1950; he preceded her in death September 18, 2005. She is also preceded in death by a son, Kendall Paul Mitton; a son-in-law, Greg Seibold; a brother Freeman Hatch; and four sisters, Mary Blacketer, Evelyn Gibbins, Della Wilson, Dorothy McKain.

After their retirement Bernice & Harold spent seventeen winters in Tavares, FL. Bernice was very active in the park where they lived. She was the leader of Vespers Service on Sunday evenings. She was a member of KIT Club in Veedersburg, and was president of Veedersburg Hub Club for six years.

Bernice was a member of Veedersburg Nazarene Church where she taught Sunday School and was director of Vacation Bible School for several years. She was currently a member of Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene. Throughout her life she had been employed as a waitress; RMC in Attica; and General Electric in Danville, IL.

Bernice enjoyed crocheting, sewing, working in her yard, and spending time with her friends, family, and grandchildren.

Surviving family include two sons, Michael (Susan) Mitton, Lexington, SC; Douglas Mitton, Colorado Springs, CO; a daughter, Karen Seibold, Veedersburg, IN; four grandsons, Bryan Mitton, Douglas Alan Mitton Jr., Tanner Seibold, Jeffrey (Heather) Seibold; a granddaughter, Emily Phillips; three great-granddaughters, Stephanie Phillips, Jada Phillips, Virginia Seibold; a great-grandson, Gregory Seibold, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Saturday June 3, 2023 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg with Pastor Greg McDonald officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home and continue until the time of service at 1:00. Burial will be at Kingman Fraternal Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences at

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