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John Thomas Mitchell, Jr.

February 18, 1938 May 25, 2017
John Thomas Mitchell, Jr.
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Obituary for John Thomas Mitchell, Jr.

Mr. John Thomas “J.T.” Mitchell, Jr., age 79, of Douglasville, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 18, 1938, the son of the late John T. Mitchell, Sr. and the late Nudy Pearson Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was a United States Army veteran. He moved to Douglasville in 1970. He retired in 2000 from McKinney Drilling Company following 43 years of service as a Master Mechanic of heavy equipment and a welder. He enjoyed woodworking, camping and fishing. He was a Baptist by faith.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Greg Mitchell; daughter, Debra Scott; granddaughter, Delena Weathers; and brother, Jerry Mitchell.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years: Janice Eileen Hall Mitchell of Douglasville, GA; daughters: Barbie (Sarah) Mitchell of Chapin, SC, and Dana (Kyle) Henry of Marietta, GA; sons: John T. (Meredith) Mitchell, III of Winston, GA, and David (Melissa) Mitchell of Five Points, AL; grandchildren: Chris Pressley and Scott Pressley, both of Douglasville, GA, SFC Micheal Mitchell of Ft. Drum, NY, Tiffani Whatley of Alexander City, AL, Jessica Mitchell of Clayton, GA, Cole Henry of Columbia, MO, Adam Henry of Marietta, GA, Quinn Mitchell of Winston, GA, and Trent Wheeler of Five Points, AL; six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel with Dr. Billy Godwin officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens with Brian Church, Joe Hilderbrand, Greg Waits, Mark Hilderbrand, Bill Hilderbrand, and Danny Hicks serving as Pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 4:00-9:00 P.M.
You may share your thoughts and condolences online at www.hightowersmemorial.com


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Visitation

Saturday

27

May

4:00 PM 5/27/2017 4:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 5/27/2017 9:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA
7034 Broad Street Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Funeral

Sunday

28

May

2:00 PM 5/28/2017 2:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA
7034 Broad Street Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Interment

Sunday

28

May

3:00 PM 5/28/2017 3:00:00 PM
Sunrise Memorial Gardens

3721 Bankhead Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134

Sunrise Memorial Gardens
3721 Bankhead Highway Douglasville 30134 GA
United States
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