Deacon J.C. Mitchell Sr. was born on February 11, 1924 to the late Alma Mitchell. He departed this life on February 14, 2022 at the blessed and wonderful age of 98 years old.
He joined Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church at an early age where he was ordained as a deacon and served faithfully until his health failed.
He was joined in holy matrimony to Ms. Madgalene Harden to this union, nine children were born. He was preceded in death by his wife, Madgalene Mitchell, his mother, Alma Severson, five sons, John, James, J.C. Jr, Paul, and Willie Mitchell, one daughter, Barbara Miller, a grandson, Terry Mitchell, a granddaughter, Melissa Alexander, a daughter-in-law, Sherry Mitchell, two sons-in-law, Perry Miller and John Henry Alexander, two brothers, Freddie Severson and O.C. Mitchell Sr., two sisters, Betty Stinson and Chinary Mitchell and three stepsisters, Pauline Alexander, Mattie McClendon and Rosie Jacobs.
J.C. leaves to cherish his loving and precious memories, three daughters, Clara Alexander, Gladys Scott (Arthur), both of Edison, GA and Gloria O’Neal (Michael) of Dublin, GA, a stepbrother, Major Hill of Edison, GA, fourteen grandchildren, Michele, Tashera, and Brandon Mitchell, Cindy Jones (Durwin), LeKeshia, Temekia Miller (Sedric), Felicia Alexander, Sherrod Williams, Rodrequis Mitchell (Shanika) Martin Mitchell (Corissa) Travis Mitchell (Kristy), Zarion, Dikembe, and Keyunda O’Neal, forty-two great grandchildren, twenty great great grandchildren, a daughter-in-law, Cynthia Childs (Willie), a close friend, Freddie Molden, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.