Funeral Arrangements announced for Late Johnston City Mayor Jim Mitchell

WEST FRANKFORT — A celebration of life service will be held at noon Saturday at the First Christian Church in West Frankfort. Military rites will be accorded by the Marion VFW Post 1301 and members of the Illinois National Guard Military Honors Team concluding the services at the church.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church.

In honor of Mitchell’s request, his cremains will be scattered at a later date near the Pine Ridge Scout Camp in Jackson County.

The Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is in charge of arrangements.