Miriam Ann Poe Mitchell, age 83, of Blue Ridge, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018, in Ducktown, Tennessee.
Born April 2, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Doc Estus Poe and Mariam Annette Prince Poe. Ann was a member of Morganton Baptist Church. She owned and taught at a private preschool in St. Louis, Missouri. After moving back to Blue Ridge in 1977, she opened Ann’s Flowers and Gifts. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister.
Ann is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Verna Mitchell of Windsor, Colorado; daughter and son-in-law, Melinda and Tim Passmore of Blue Ridge; grandchildren, Zachary (Jill) Mitchell, Ryan Ritchie, Cory Mitchell, Tyler Ritchie, Natasha Taylor; great-grandchildren, Josephine Mitchell, Leo Taylor and Gabriel Taylor; and a brother, Sam Poe of Keokuk, Iowa.
A private family interment will be held at a later date in the Prince Family Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in charge of the arrangements.