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1 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Bobbie, you and your family, have a place in my heart and prayers ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Bobbie,My condolences and prayers go out to you and your family in the loss of Eddie.May the Lord bless and keep you. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Janell Ray - Fordyce, AR

“Bobbie may prayers are with you. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Tamie Coke - Camden, FL - Friend

“Remembering your family in prayer during this most difficult time. Prayers of peace and comfort for each of you. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: James Wright - Warren, AR

“Eddie's light will continue to shine through his children and grandchildren! Loved my cousin Eddie. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jhan Savage-Lee - Family

“I am truly saddened by this. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Henderson Martin - AR

“Condolence and peace. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Leland Gion - Family Friend

“Bobby, Brian, Robert, Karen: We are so sad and shocked that Eddie has left us too soon. The fun that Doug and I had with him on those bow shoots,...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Doug & Lisa Nowlin - Pine Bluff, AR

“My heart aches for the loss of such a beautiful person. Inside and out you were one of a kind. We were inseparable when we were kids. The memories...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: CCharlotte Clark - Van Buten, AR

“Eddie was much more than my best friend. He was the brother I never had. There are too many great memories to know where to begin. I miss him so very...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Bart Langford - Mabelvale, AR


Roy Edward Mitchell, 67, of Kingsland died Friday, January 20, 2017 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, AR. He was born May 3, 1949 in Houston, TX. He was a retired forester and a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Maxwell Mitchell and Gladys Nowlin Mitchell. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Mitchell of Kingsland; two sons, Brian Mitchell and wife Kristy of Monticello, Robert Mitchell and wife Katherine of Kingsland; one daughter, Karen Thresher and husband Steve of Hot Springs; two step sons, Mike Courtney and wife Kristal of Camden, Stephen Courtney and wife Cherise of Fordyce; one brother, Larry Mitchell of Kingsland; one sister, Marsha McKnight and husband Bill of Gillette, WY; eleven grandchildren, Reid and Jack Mitchell of Monticello, Anna Grace Mitchell of Kingsland, Wyatt and Gabe Thresher of Hot Springs, Kiera and Kaden Courtney of Camden, Karly, Bryce, Brayden, and Gabriel Courtney of Fordyce. Visitation will be Monday 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Kingsland with Rev. Rick Bolin officiating. Burial will follow at Graves Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Graves Cemetery Association. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net.

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