Giannini died at 8:52 p.m. Saturday, November 14, 2009 at her residence as the result of a long illness.
Giannini was born November 19, 1927 to the late John Hart and the late Katie Goodwin Hart.
She worked as a homemaker and as an Administrative Assistant and was a member of Blue Spring Baptist Church.
Giannini was preceded in death by her first husband of 23 years, Millard D. Mitchell and her second husband of 32 years, Dr. Frank P. Giannini. Survivors include three sons, Larry D. Mitchell and wife Susan, Kuttawa, Harvey W. Mitchell and wife Lucinda, Harrodsburg, John Randall Mitchell and wife Janice, Caldwell County; one daughter, Vickie Fourshee and husband John, Cadiz; three stepsons, Frank Giannini, Caldwell County, Tom Giannini, Trigg County, Mike Giannini, Paducah; one brother, John Hart, Louisville; two sisters, Georgie Merrick, Caldwell County, Barbara Prow, Evansville, Ind.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International, c/o David E. Mitchell, 9275 Cadiz Rd., Princeton, KY or Pennyroyal Hospice, 200 Burley Avenue, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.