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Jewel Elizabeth Mitchell, 94

New Albany MS obituary 2017

Jewel Mitchell

(December 31, 1922 – June 22, 2017)

New Albany-Jewel Elizabeth Mitchell, 94, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at her residence. She was born December 31, 1922 in Tippah County to Oscar and Lottie Murry. She was retired from MFC Egg Grading Plant. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She loved to crochet blankets, do crossword puzzles and spend time with her family.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Harvey Sewell officiating. Burial will be at Vista Memorial Park. United Funeral Service will be handling the arrangements.

She is survived by four children; Diane Sanders of Raymond MS, Dennis Mitchell of New Albany, Janet Freeman (Terry) of New Albany and Alan Mitchell of New Albany; two grandchildren, Josh Freeman and Stacy Sanders; two great grandchildren, Logan and Garrett Cross; and a very special family friend and caregiver, David Yancey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Mitchell; two sisters, Willard Snipes and Rose Bryant; and a brother, Manuel Murry.

A special thanks to Susan Dye and Annie Lesueur, our Hospice Team, who helped us through this time.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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