George E. Mitchell

Published 8:43 am Friday, August 14, 2015

George E. Mitchell, 81 of Poplarville, died Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

Services will be at New Bethel Baptist Church on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the time of services, Friday at the church.

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 Mr. Mitchell was born March 14, 1934 in Derby, Mississippi to Joe E. Mitchell and Ola Mitchell.  He was the owner of Mitchell’s

Service Center.  He was a United States Air Force Veteran and a member of the American Legion in Picayune.  He was a Deacon at New Bethel Church and a member of Gideon’s International, Poplarville Camp.

 In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Mitchell; one son, Robert Mitchell; two sisters, Josie Spiers, Emma Harris; and one brother,  Monroe Mitchell.

 Family members include Wife, Evelyn Mitchell; two sons, Ernie Mitchell (Debi), Kenny Mitchell; one sister, Peggy Parsons (Gary); eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; his caregivers, Karen Stockstill and Laura Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to Gideon’s International-Poplarville Camp, Po Box 411, Poplarville, MS 39470.

White Funeral Home, (601-795-4982).