Posted: Monday, September 13, 2010 2:52 pm
The Messenger, September 13, 2010
Bobby G. Mitchell, 76, of Martin died Sept. 10, 2010, at his home.
A visitation and celebration of his life are planned for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin, with private family-only interment at another time. The Rev. Mike Blake will officiate.
He was born May 31, 1934, in Gibson County, son of the late Milburn F. and Ora Evelyn (Mullins) Mitchell. He was a retired employee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and had been a student at the former Bradford High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was the widower of Brenda (Stafford) Mitchell and Dorothy (Crouch) Mitchell and was married to Nina Kay (Thomas) Mitchell, who survives.
He is also survived by two sons, Terry Mitchell of Martin and Barry Mitchell of Florida; his daughter, Janet (Mitchell) Ashley of Atwood; two stepsons, Christopher Puckett of South Fulton and Paul Puckett of Dukedom; his stepdaughter, Kathy Collins of Paris; two brothers, Paul Mitchell of Martin and Eddie Mitchell of Milan; his sister, Elizabeth Singleton of Bradford; and seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.