Eddie Mitchell

Obituary for Eddie Mitchell

January 6, 1960 - June 16, 2018
Plano, Illinois | Age 58

Obituary

Eddie Mitchell, 58, of Plano, passed away June 16, 2018 at his home. He was born January 6, 1960 in Holly Springs, MS to the late Willis and Jettie M. Mitchell.

Eddie had a great love for his family and friends, but the greatest love was when he accepted Christ. He attended Galena Elementary School in Mississippi then he moved to Aurora and continued his education at East Aurora High School. He joined Make the Way Ministry Church, under the leadership of Apostle Susie Mitchell Grant and became a Deacon in the church. He worked various jobs here in the Aurora area.

He leaves to cherish his legacy his lovely wife, Deetra L. Mitchell; daughter, Ja'Tya J. Mitchell; sons, Jaelin J. Mitchell and Ja'Quan E. Mitchell of Plano; step-son, Richard (Dora Lynn) Scales of Oswego; step-daughters, Tyeetra B. Chatman and Jamilla Chatman of Plano; three granddaughters; sisters, Francene Dean, Mary Benard of Aurora, Jewell Thompson of Danville, IL, Apostle Susie M. Grant of Wood Ridge, IL, Brenda F. Mitchell of Rockford, IL, Lillian Hardin, Lula F. Jeffries, Vera Jeffries all of Memphis, TN, Steptoria Finner of Holly Springs, MS; brothers, Johnny (Irma) Mitchell, Morris Mitchell, Bishop Henry (Leanline) Mitchell of Aurora, Willis (Helen) Mitchell Jr. of Freeport, IL, James Mitchell of Chicago, Richard L. Hardin of Yorkville; two sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; very dear friend, Calvin Falkner as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Along with his parents, Eddie was preceded in death by his sister, Mae Sue Mitchell; niece, Jazmine Mitchell and nephew, Dempshy Jeffries.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10 AM until time of service 12 PM at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl., Aurora, IL 60506. A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Spring Lake Cemetery, 745 S. Lincoln Ave., Aurora, IL 60505.

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