She was born Jan. 17, 1928, in West Portsmouth, to the late Charles and Esther Lola McCann Mitchell. She was a graduate of Washington High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Ohio University. She retired from Washington-Nile School District in 1992 after 27 years of teaching. She was a member of Nauvoo United Methodist Church in West Portsmouth, Eastern Star, White Shrine, West Portsmouth Garden Club and OEA.
Along with her parents, Delores was preceded in death by a son, Robert B. “Bobby” Mignerey Jr.; and two brothers, Donald E. Mitchell and Eynon “Popeye” Mitchell.
Dolores is survived by her husband, Robert B. Mignerey who she married on July 26, 1946, in Greenup, Ky.; a son, Steven (Beverly) Mignerey of West Portsmouth; three granddaughters, Christy (Kenny) Irwin, Heather (Brian) Howard and Sheena Mignerey; and five great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Steven and Mitchell Irwin and Bobbie Jo and Charlie Jo Howard.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth, with Rick Phillips and Pete Shaffer officiating, and interment in Scioto Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour before the service on Thursday.
Donations can be made to the Portsmouth West Alumni Association Scholarship Fund in Delores’ name.
Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com.