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Joseph Jeff Mitchell
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1891
Lawrence County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1958
Milford
Ellis County
Texas, USA

Had 5 children with his first wife, Ophelia and 4 children with his second wife, Retha Mae.

Death notice in Waxahachie Newspaper, Feb 15, 1958. Joseph Jeff Mitchell died early Saturday at his home in Milford. Born in Lawrence Co, TN on June 4, 1891. Mitchell came to Texas at the age of 16, settling in the Milford community, where he had made his home since. He was employed by the Helm Mfg Co in Ft Worth. He was a veteran of World War I, a member of the American Legion Post 496, and a member of the Love View Baptist Church. Survivors are his wife, Retha Mae Mitchell, seven sons, J C Mitchell of AZ, Joe Mitchell of Sardis, TX., R E Mitchell of Delaware, W B Mitchell of Ft Worth, Boyd Mitchell of Chicago, IL, Bill Mitchell of Massachusetts, Chester Mitchell of GA, four daughters: Mrs Juanita Rice of Alameda, CA, Mrs Gurnsey Martin of Milford, Mrs J W Knott of Hanover, PA, and Mrs Loretta Birch of Berkeley, CA; four brothers: Robert Mitchell of Itasca, TX, James Mitchell of Amarillo, TX, Wilson Mitchell of Ft Worth, and Willis Mitchell of San Diego, CA; four sisters: Mrs A W Hill of Ft Worth, Mrs Mary Terrell of Ft Worth, Mrs Bertha Beck of OK, and Mrs Grace Hill of CA; 21 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services are set for 3 PM Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Milford, with burial in the Milford Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Morrow Mitchell (1872 - 1922)
  Laura Brewer Mitchell (1872 - 1935)
 
 Spouses:
  Ophelia R.K. Lindsey Mitchell (1895 - 1923)
  Retha Mae Sevier Mitchell (1899 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  William M Mitchell (1913 - 1985)*
  Alton Boyd Mitchell (1915 - 2000)*
  Chester Mitchell (1922 - 1974)*
  Alton Horace Mitchell (1924 - 1927)*
  Robert Earl Mitchell (1927 - ____)*
  Joseph Clark Mitchell (1933 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Jeff Mitchell (1891 - 1958)
  Oscar C. Mitchell (1893 - 1921)*
  Ester Royal Mitchell (1897 - 1957)*
  Robert Clinton Mitchell (1899 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Pvt Co B, 86 Infantry, WW1.
 
Burial:
Milford Cemetery
Milford
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Plot: East-28A
 
Created by: Angie Knott
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29471831
Joseph Jeff Mitchell
Added by: Angie Knott
 
Joseph Jeff Mitchell
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Added by: Eric
 
 
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In remembrance and respect, from a distant Cousin.
- Grady Leroy Puryear
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014

- JUDY L.
 Added: Sep. 23, 2008
 
 
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