Remembering Betty Bordelon Mitchel

Betty Bordelon Mitchel, passed away from this life on Monday, May 22, 2023 in Pineville, Louisiana.

Born May 5, 1936 to Albert and Lula Bordelon of Bordelonville. She married the love of her life in 1956 and moved to Alexandria then Pineville where they raised three children. Betty was a long-time member of Sts. Francis and Anne Catholic Church in Kolin, Louisiana where she was very active in many of the church ministries. She enjoyed traveling the country with her beloved husband, children and close friends, sewing and quilting, gardening and cooking. Few things brought her more joy in life than watching her family grow and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren with her husband by her side.

She was survived by her adoring husband of 67 years, Rudolph Mitchel; daughters, Brenda (Bill) Goleman, and Karen (David) Hemphill; son, Rudy (Kimberley) Mitchel; grandchildren, Bradley (Heather) Mitchel, Kady (Brad) Brooks, Gunnar Mitchel, Elizabeth Ponthier, Morgan (Grae) McCullough, Jordan (Christian) Hudson, Will Goleman, David J Hemphill, and Ethan Hemphill, and 16 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Lula Bordelon; brothers, Lincoln and Bernard Bordelon; sisters, Maggie Laborde, and Katherine Juneau; nephews, Conrad “Pete” Juneau, and Harold Laborde, and great granddaughter, Elizabeth” Lizzie” McCullough.

Visitation and Rosary for Betty will be Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at Hixson Brothers Funeral Home in Pineville from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. with the Rosary beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel.

A Catholic Mass and burial will take place on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Sts. Francis and Anne Catholic Church in Kolin at 10:00 a.m. followed by entombment immediately after. Friends will be received at the church beginning at 8:30 until 10:00 a.m.

The Mitchel family would like to thank the staff of Hilltop Nursing home in Pineville for the care and support they provided to our “Honey,” “Mom” and “Mawmaw” over this past year.

Honored to serve as Pallbearers are David J Hemphill, Ethan Hemphill, Gunnar Mitchel, Dane Ponthier, Christian Hudson, Mason Mitchel, and Cooper Mitchel.

Honorary Pallbearers include Bradley Mitchel, and Will Goleman.