Bernice was a homemaker. She enjoyed bowling and quilting. She was a member of Eastern Star of Mount Shasta. She is survived by a son and three daughters, nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild.

Bernice Evelyn Mitchell, a resident of Castella, California, passed away on September 19, 2016 at her home. She was 89 years old.

Bernice was born in Los Angeles, California on October 16, 1926. She moved to Siskiyou County 45 years ago.

Bernice was a homemaker. She enjoyed bowling and quilting. She was a member of Eastern Star of Mount Shasta.

Survivors include her son, Jack Mitchell of Castella; three daughters: Samra Fairhurst and Sharon Rhoades, both of Castella, and Mickey Palmer of McCloud; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great, great-grandchild.

A graveside service will be held today, Sept. 28 at noon at Mt. Shasta Memorial Park in Mount Shasta.

Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel assisted the family.