Evans Joseph Mitchell
Evans Joseph Mitchell
  • December 26, 1936 - December 18, 2017
  • Poplarville, Mississippi

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Evans Joseph Mitchell, Sr., 80, of Poplarville, Mississippi, died Monday, December 18, 2017 in Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg.

Mr. Mitchell was born December 26, 1936 in Echo, Louisiana to Arno Mitchell and Lizzie Guillott Mitchell. He was a retired drag line operator with Bertucci Construction in New Orleans and a member of White Sand Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Ada H. Mitchell; one brother, Vorris Joseph Mitchell; two sisters, Virgie Verdigets and Verdis Watson.

Family members include five children, Susan Mitchell, Evans J. (Cheryl) Mitchell, Jr., David (Mildred) Mitchell, Sandra (Delos) Williams, Ricky (Lisa) Mitchell; three siblings, Mazel Landeche, Hazel Williams, Odell (Lucy) Mitchell; eleven grandchildren; and twenty two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at WHITE SAND BAPTIST CHURCH, 2037 Highway 26 West, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:00 am. Rev. David Steele will officiate the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends and have visitation from 9:00 am until services, Thursday at the church.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.