Mary Lee died of natural causes at 1:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Christian Health Center in Hopkinsville.
Mary Lee was born on Nov. 19, 1926, in Golden Pond to Arthur “Buck” and Jennie Colson Birdsong.
She was a member of New Light Baptist Church. Mary was a homemaker. She had also worked at Lake Barkley State Resort Park and Elk Brand Manufacturing. Mary served as the Republican Representative in Golden Pond for 30 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Holly Mitcheson; three brothers, Jerry Don Birdsong, James Birdsong and Arthur Hurlan Birdsong; one son, Harrison Mitcheson; and one grandchild, Justin Mitcheson.
Mary Lee is survived by two brothers, Boyce Birdsong (and wife Louise) and Monte Hugh Birdsong (and wife Debbie) of Cadiz; one sister, Ann Ezell (and husband Frank) of Cadiz; two sons, Rev. Terry Mitcheson (and wife Rhonda) of Grand Rivers and Rev. Danny Mitcheson (and wife Linda) of Cadiz; daughter-in-law Regina Mitcheson of Cadiz; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland Cemetery Fund % Regina Mitcheson, 15365 Linton Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.