Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 12, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Mound Bayou with Pastor Earl V. Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Garden No. 2 Cemetery in Mound Bayou.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2011, at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Mr. Mitchell was born on November 20, 1949, in Mound Bayou.
Survivors are his wife, Curtistine H. Mitchell of Mound Bayou; 10 children, Lenanza Holland of Lynwood, Ill., Sabrina Holland of Arlington, Texas, Calvin Mitchell of Gary, Ind., Brian Mitchell of Dayton, Ohio, Christopher Mitchell of Indianapolis, Ind., Nedra Frith of Gary, Ind., Tyra Frith of Indianapolis, Ind., Brandi Rucker of Evansville, Ind., Natalie Johnson of Memphis, Tenn., and Justin Frith Mitchell of Mound Bayou; five sisters, Montre Moore of Indianapolis, Ind., Vanessa Little of Merrillville, Ind., Valarie Jean Davis of Gary, Ind., Linda Asin of Indianapolis, Ind., and Cynthia Robinson Grisby of Gary, Ind.; three brothers, Charles Mitchell of Natchez, Percy Mitchell and Ray Mitchell, both of Gary, Ind.; and 20 grandchildren.