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Marcus D. Mitchell

Mr. Marcus Dewayne Mitchell, 63, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at his home in Nokomis.

Mr. Mitchell was a life long resident of Walnut Hill, Fla. He was a loving father, brother and grandfather and he never met a stranger. He was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Poarch Creek Indians. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Vaden Gibson Mitchell.

Marcus is survived by his son, Douglas Mitchell of Lottie; his daughter, Elizabeth Daughtery (Andrew) of Atmore; one grandson, Houston Daughtery of Atmore; three brothers, Mervin Gibson (Marsha) of Walnut Hill, Riley Mitchell (Jean) of Harold, Fla. and Malcolm Mitchell (Vanessa) of Leaksville, Miss.; two sisters, Susie McCann (Gilbert) of McCullough and Michelle Ivey (Kookie) of Nokomis; a special niece, Stephanie Cook (Ricky) of Booneville; and a special thanks to three special caregivers, Shelby Sellers, Davisha Johnson and Camille Nettles.

Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Malcolm Harrelson officiating.

Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation will be held today, September 25, 2019, from 6-8 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Cook, Doyle Dobbins, Rave Jackson, John Solomon, Gwen McGhee and Gilbert Hadley.

Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Rex Gibson, Bud Mitchell, Jack Mitchell, Kookie Lassiter, Ronnie Mitchell and Jeremy Gibson .

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.