George Isaac Mitchell Sr., 99, passed away on Thurs. June 1, 2023 at the Covington County Hospital in Collins, MS. Visitation will be held on Sun. June 4, 2023 from 2pm-5pm at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS and on Mon. June 5, 2023 from 10am-11am at Meadow Grove Baptist Church in Brandon, MS. Funeral Services are 11am on Mon. June 5, 2023 at Meadow Grove Baptist Church with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park South in Jackson, MS.
Mr. Mitchell was born in Attala County, MS on Sept. 27, 1923 to the late Joseph Mitchell and Mary Smith Mitchell. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force serving in WWII. Mr. Mitchell retired after 40 years of service with Colonial Bread Company. He was a member of Meadow Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was also in the choir. Mr. Mitchell loved working in his yard and growing tomatoes. He was a very loving and giving man who will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his children, George Mitchell Jr. (Dorothy), Anne Bowlin (Ed), Terry Mitchell (LyVonne) and Donnie Mitchell (Lisa); grandchildren, Austin Mitchell (Lindsey), Rocky Mitchell (Melissa), Kendall Bowlin (Lisbeth), Emily Walker (Rick), Casey Mitchell (Cindy), Travis Mitchell (Katie), Amanda Thurman (Ryan), Brian Mitchell (Haley), Lauren Armstrong (Justin) and 18 great grandchildren. Mr. Mitchell is also preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Juanita Jones Mitchell and 10 brothers and sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meadow Grove Baptist Church at 3221 Louis Wilson Dr. Brandon, MS 39042.