Sonya Lou (Owen) Mitchell, 80 of Springfield, passed away on February 7, 2023, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

Sonya joined the Loren Cook Company until her retirement. She later did part-time office work for the East Sunshine Church of Christ—her church home for many years. Sonya married Kerry Mitchell of Springfield in May 1988. Their loving relationship was sadly cut short by his untimely death on October 9 of that same year.

She is survived by three brothers Sam (Myla) Owen, Jerry (Ella) Owen, and Larry (Ann) Owen, and her sister-in-law Rosemary (Ed) Owens, as well as a host of loving nieces and nephews and their families.

Visitation for Sonya will be 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Wednesday, February 15, at Greenlawn Funeral Home East.

Services will be 12:00 pm at the funeral home with Randy Wray presiding.

Interment will be beside her beloved Kerry, in the Springfield National Cemetery, under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home East.