John Allen Mitchell, age 83, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus.
Services will be held Friday, June 11, 2021, at 3:00 PM at the 716 2nd Ave N. Chapel of Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home with Chaplin, Captain Timmie Henson officiating; burial with full U.S. Air Force Honors will follow at Memorial Gardens of Columbus. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 1:00 PM until service time at the funeral home.
John was born on September 16, 1937, in Birmingham, AL, to the late William Eugene and Susan Luna Mitchell. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He volunteered his time at the Base Chapel.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Marie Mitchell; his son, Johnny Lee Mitchell; his sisters, Jackie Eugene Davis and Rosa Nell Hayward; and his brother, William “Boots” Mitchell.
Survivors include his wife, Sandy Mitchell; son, George Allen Mitchell (Lisa); grandchildren, Christina Mitchell, Victoria Clifton, Kelly Scott and James Rosselle; great-grandchildren, Slade Schoeff and Jaidyn and Deegan Clifton; brothers, Bob, Jim & Jerry Mitchell; and his beloved Yorkie, Mickie.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st., Suite 800, Miami FL 33131 or American Cancer Society, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson MS 39213.
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