GORDON, Ga. - Mr. Alan J. Mitchell, age 85, husband of Mrs. Ellen Young Mitchell of White Springs Road died Tuesday October 6, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P. M. Today, October 8, 2009 at the Jewell Baptist Church with the Revs. Steve Kitchens and Dan Hodges officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Mitchell a native of Hancock County, GA was the son of the late John Oliver and Lily Kitchens Mitchell. He was retired from the Southern Railway and a member of Jewell Baptist Church and a Master Mason. Survivors include his wife, Ellen Young Mitchell, one daughter, Romona (Peter) Fiorey, Fayetteville, NC, three sons, Billy (Sheila) Mitchell, Wyman Mitchell, both of Macon, GA and Alan (Jill) Mitchell, Jr. Gordon, GA, two sisters, Doris Gockel, Jewell, GA, and Elizabeth Spivey, Statesboro, GA, one Brother, Billy Wayne Mitchell, Chattanooga, TN, two grandchildren Stephanie Mitchell and Arin Fiorey. Pallbearers will be Sammy Young, Peter Fiorey, Billy Mitchell, Johnny Jones Al Jones, and Johnny Mitchell. If so desired, memorials may be made to the Jewell Baptist Church Cemetery Fund C/O Mrs. Doris Gockel 10915 Macon Highway Jewell, GA 31045 or to the White Springs Baptist Church, White Springs Road Gordon, GA 31031. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P. M. - till the hour of service in the sanctuary of Jewell Baptist Church. Lowe Funeral Home, 77 W Gibson St. Warrenton GA 30828 (706) 465-3333.
The Augusta Chronicle-October 8, 2009