Mrs. Virginia Elizabeth Mitchell, age 69, of Gaylesville, AL, died Monday, December 30, 2013
at her residence.
Mrs. Mitchell was born August 14, 1944 in Jamestown, AL, the daughter of the late Fred Graves and Gearldine Payton Graves. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Gregory Payton Mitchell.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her husband, Roy Mitchell; son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Cindy Mitchell; brothers, Lavon Graves and Jimmy Graves; sisters, Linda Graves and Jean Koonce; and a grandchild, Hayden Mitchell.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. EST on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Faith Baptist Church. Rev. Steve Bishop and Rev. Stanley Koonce will officiate. Burial will follow in the Faith Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Darrel Mitchell, Stacy Koonce, Tracey
Mitchell, Billy Mitchell, Timmy Mitchell, and Randall Graves. Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathan Koonce, Justin Koonce, Noah Dean, Josh Koonce, Jamie Maples, Austin Graves, Chris Graves, and Kerry Crane.
Mrs. Mitchell will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. EST Wednesday, January 1, 2014. She will also lie in state at Faith Baptist Church from 1:30 EST until the service hour on Thursday.
Mason Funeral Home is directing.