Mr. Jimmie Mitchell, of Milledgeville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Navicent Health Baldwin, Milledgeville.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM from the Progressive Funeral Home Chapel, Columbus, Georgia. Interment was held in Fort Benning Main Post Cemetery, Columbus, Georgia.
Jimmie Mitchell was born on September 18, 1932 in Sardis, AL to the parents of Eugene and Katie Mitchell. He departed this earthly life on March 28, 2019 at the War Veterans Home in Milledgeville, GA.
Jimmie completed his high school education in Birmingham, AL in 1959. He immediately volunteered his service to the U.S. Army, of which he served for the next 23 years. His combat service included The Korean and Vietnam wars. He was the recipient of numerous awards and commendations. Among them, The Purple Heart, The Bronze and Silver Stars, and the Presidential Unit Citation.
In 1970 he met the love of his life: Armenthis Hall. They were united in Holy Matrimony in Birmingham, AL in 1973.
In 1974 they moved to Columbus, GA where they joined and became very active members of Saint James CME Church. In addition to serving as a church steward and Sunday School Superintendant, Jimmy was actively involved on various boards and committees. Jimmie was also active with the local Kiwanis Club.
Jimmie and Armenthis was loved by all who knew them or worked with them. Jimmie lost the love of his life, Armenthis on January 28, 1988.
Jimmie leaves to cherish his memory: two sisters, Rebecca Mitchell and Gloria Mitchell, both of Birmingham, AL; four brothers, David Mitchell, Birmingham, AL, Albert Mitchell (Linda), Fayetteville, GA, Johnny Mitchell (Patricia), Conyers, GA, and Otis Mitchell, Louisville, KY; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.
Jimmie, may your soul rest in peace.
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