Funeral services for Don Mitchell were held today (Monday, Dec. 19, 2011) at 11 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating were Bro. Don McCormick and Dr. Richard May. Interment followed at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family received friends Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Rose-Neath.
Don was born March 23, 1934 in Minden and entered into rest Dec. 16, 2011. Don was a self-employed retired road contractor. His hobbies included auto racing and fishing. God, family, and friends were first and foremost in his life.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Monzingo Mitchell of Minden; son, Keith Mitchell and wife, Brenda of Minden; daughter, Donna Mitchell Crawford of Mandeville; stepson, Greg Smith and wife, Nina of Minden; stepdaughters, Carla Gray and husband, Terry of Minden; Cathy Dunn and husband, Richard of Minden and Sherry Craig and husband, John Wayne of Minden; sisters, Patsy Andrews and husband, Andy of Vivian and Gladys Davis of Pilot Point, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Dunn, Brady Dunn, Greg Smith, Terry Gray, Castle Crawford and Lance Mangrum.