SPARTA, Ga. -- Mr. Earl Mitchell, 70, of Route 2, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at Hancock Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mitchell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church with Bishop A.H. Nolley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Mitchell had retired as a correctional officer.
Survivors include his wife, Bettye R. Smith; a stepson, Wyatt T. Smith, Oakland, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Toni D. Smith, Atlanta; and five grandchildren.
Ingram Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 8, 2000