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We respectfully announce the passing of Mr. Willie Carl Mitchell, age 67, of Newnan, Georgia, on February 18, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at 2:00 PM from the Sellers-Smith R.W.S. Memorial Chapel with Reverend W. J. Johnson, eulogist.
Mr. Willie Carl Mitchell was born December 3, 1944 to the late J.P. and Inez Mitchell in Turin, GA. On February 18, 2012, he was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He joined the China Grove Baptist Church in Turin, GA at the tender age of seven.
He graduated from Washington High School in 1960 and attended Morehouse College where he received a Bachelorís Degree in Psychology.
In his early years of adulthood, he was a member of the Sons of Calvary gospel singing group. He truly knew and loved the Lord because he often prayed for others and gave words of encouragement.
He was employed for over 15 years with the Sears Roebuck Company in Atlanta, GA.
He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Juanita Arnold, Willie Ed Mitchell, Hue Lester Mitchell, and J.P. Mitchell Jr.
He leaves to mourn one sister Mr. and Mrs. Alton (Bessie) Melson of Newnan, GA, one brother William Jack Mitchell of Atlanta, GA, one brother-in-law Robert Arnold of Fairburn, GA, a devoted and loving God-Family, Mr. and Mrs. Gielow of Senoia, GA, the Talton Family, a god-sister Ms. Teresa Pritchett, two devoted nieces Ms. Martha Mitchell and Ms. Annette Mitchell, one devoted nephew Mr. Elvis Mitchell, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.