Charles Edward Mitchell, Sr.
July 03 1937 - December 27 2015 - Age 78

Deacon Charles Edward Mitchell was born July 3, 1937 to the late Bobby Lockett and Elbert Mitchell in Camden, AR. After high school, Charles joined the United States Navy and retired after 32 years of service. He continued his education at Magnolia University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Restaurant Management.

Deacon Mitchell accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Williams Bryant and the present pastor, Pastor J. H. Hayes, Jr. Deacon Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Sis. Gertie Mitchell of 59 years.

He is survived by his second wife, Princess Mitchell of Camden, AR; son, Charles Mitchell, Jr. of Camden, AR; son, Eric Mitchell of Aurora, IL; daughter, Bobby Blake of Little Rock, AR; Valerie Byroms of Camden, AR; daughter, Pamela Smith of Temecula, CA; brother, Carl Mitchell of Atlanta, GA; sister, Kathy Mitchell of Oakland, CA; twelve grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends and extended family.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, January 4, 2016 at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. J.H. Hayes, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00-4:00 PM at the funeral home. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Camden, AR (current)
Camden, AR (birthplace)

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