Kathy Roark Mitchell, age 52, of Zionville, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, at her home.

Kathy was born September 19, 1966, in Watauga County, a daughter of Becky Russell Roark Haney and the late Jack Johnson Roark. She was a Certified Public Accountant with a BSBA Degree in Accounting from Appalachian State University. Kathy was a member of the Boone Advent Christian Church.

Kathy is survived by one daughter, Brook Matheson of Boone; one son, Russell Brown of Zionville; her mother and step-father, Becky Russell Roark Haney and Averette Haney of Rutherfordton and Boone; one brother, Steve Roark and wife Robyn of Boone; two uncles, Reverend Bud Russell and wife Betty of Vilas, and R.D. Roark of Belleville, Illinois; three aunts, Marie Cole and husband Tommy of Hudson, Linda Harmon and husband Tommy of Sugar Grove, and Lillie Roark of Boone. She is also survived by a number of cousins.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Daniel J. Mitchell; her paternal grandparents, Russell and Jeanette Roark; her maternal grandparents, Marvin and Louise Russell; one uncle Dale Roark.

Memorial services for Kathy Roark Mitchell will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, April 10, 2019, at 5:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Reverend Mitch Marlowe and Pastor Gordon Noble.

The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 4:00 until 5:00 o'clock at the funeral home prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Advent Christian Church, PO Box 2515, Boone, North Carolina, 28607, or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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