Ila Mae Mitchell
Ila Mae Mitchell
  • January 28, 1939 - August 12, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas

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Ila Cox Mitchell, 78 of Merritt Island, Florida went to be with the Lord on August 12, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Ila was born in Loris, South Carolina on January 28, 1939.

Ila dedicated her life to helping others. She graduated from Baptist Hospital Nursing School in 1959. After her career as a Cardiac Intensive Care Nurse, she continued taking care of friends, strangers, and neighbors. Ila was a loving sister, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Arthur P. Mitchell, Jr. Ila is survived by her daughters, Cristina Renay McDaniel and her husband, Thomas, and Donna Mitchell; grandchildren, Brantley, Brianna, Kendall, Makena, Parker, and Jarrett Wilson; and four great-granddaughters.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 2:30pm at the Chapel at First Baptist Church of Merritt Island, 140 Magnolia Avenue, Merritt Island, FL 32952 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037 or at