Gary Gene Mitchell

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Gary Gene Mitchell

Gary Gene Mitchell, 54, of Wappapello, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at his residence.

Mr. Mitchell was born June 24, 1961, in Hayti, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith and had proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force, from which he retired. He enjoyed boating, hunting, fishing and playing pool.

Survivors include a son, Joshua Mitchell; a special friend, Cheryl Buchheit of Wappapello; a sister, Terricia (David) Mosesso of Jonesboro, Ark.; a brother, Gaylon D. (Wendy Baggett) Mitchell of St. Louis; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

His father, Lexie Leroy Mitchell; mother, Betty Sue (Herrin) Fielder; stepfather, Claude Fielder; and four sisters, Sandra Head, Pat Murrell, Regina Mitchell and Lexie Yvonne Mitchell preceded him in death.

Services with full military honors will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, at the Cotrell Funeral Chapel, 8172 Hwy T, in Wappapello, followed by visitation until 7 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan., 66675.

Interment will be at a later date in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector, Ark.

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