MITCHELL, Ga.- Mr. Ralph M. Mitchell, 74, of Mitchell (Jewell Community), entered into rest July 6, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Jessie Jackson Mitchell.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 8, 2004 at Jewell Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Terry Braswell, Jr. officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Jessie J. Mitchell; two sons, John A. (Gloria) Mitchell of Mesena, Lowell Wayne Mitchell of Thomson; a daughter, LeGaye M. (Dickie) Lindley of Honea Path, S.C.; two brothers, Alan J. Mitchell of Gordon, Billy Wayne Mitchell of Ringold; two sisters, Doris M. Gockel, Jewell, Elizabeth M. Spivey of Statesboro and two grandsons, Kent Dooling and Jackson Lindley.
Mr. Mitchell was a lifelong resident of the Jewell Community and was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John O. Mitchell. He was a retired Postmaster from Crawfordville and served over 30 years in the postal service. Mr. Mitchell served in the U.S. Navy and was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Jewell Baptist Church and was also a former member of the VFW and the American Legion.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jewell Baptist Church Cemetery Foundation, c/o Doris Gockel, P.O. Box 387, Jewell, Ga. 31045.