Gordon Dale Mitchell

Gordon Dale Mitchell, 72, of Doddsville, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Merit Health Central in Jackson.

Gordon was born April 27, 1947 to Tom Byrd Mitchell and Flora Lee Holmes Mitchell. He was of Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Thomas Allen Mitchell, Robert Stanley Mitchell, James Mitchell and Linn Mitchell.

Gordon is survived by his wife, Doris Earls Mitchell of Doddsville; son, Kevin Dale Mitchell of Madison; two brothers, Jerry Mitchell and his wife Carylon of Indianola and Julian “Shine” Mitchell and his wife Mary Ann of Gulfport; and two grandchildren, MaryDale Mitchell and Cooper Mitchell. 

The family received friends Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Burton Funeral Home. Graveside services followed in Linn Baptist Church Cemetery.

Burton Funeral Home of Indianola was entrusted with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.burtonfuneralhome.net


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