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Interment at: Fairivew Memorial Gardens

Fairivew Memorial Gardens
Tuesday May 28th, 2019

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Harold Gene Mitchell

Harold "Gene" Mitchell, 84, of Sylva, passed away with his family at his side, Saturday May 25, 2019. Gene was the third of three children born to Thomas and Flora Matheson Mitchell, July 9, 1934. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Grace Ramsey Mitchell, a brother Herman Mitchell and a sister Helen Hames of Sylva. Gene served for two years in the Army and retired from Jackson paper in 1996. After retirement, he spent most of his time fishing and traveling with his wife and granddaughters. He is survived by a daughter Debi Cogdill (Bob), granddaughters Bethany Marler (Jeff) and Ashley Hooper. He is also survived by two very special sister-in-law's Mary Lee Dillard and Jackie Matthews and six great grandchildren. At his request, no formal services are planned. A Celebration of his life will take place at a later date. . .

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Debbie I just saw this and I am so sorry for your loss .Harry and I always thought so much of Gene you took good care of him. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you the peace and comfort to carry you thur days ahead. Love you. Harry and Faye.

Harrison & Faye Powell Jun 2 2019 12:00 AM

We both are saddened to learn of Gene's passing. He and Grace were our wonderful neighbors, Mitchell Road just isn't the same without them. We extend our sympathy to Debi, Bethany and Ashley.

Bill & Debbie Nicholson Jun 1 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss! Gene was such a great person and always treated me like his own grandchild. I love you all very much and am thinking about you and praying for you during this time of loss.

Andrea Ashe Reeder May 31 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Debi - Charlie and I are so sad to hear of Gene's passing. He was very special to us - a wonderful neighbor and a funny friend. He had so many great stories of past days in Sylva with his family. We had some good adventures with him as well. He sure was proud of his beautiful great-grandchildren and I hope they hear many stories of him as they grow. I know that you and Bob and the girls will find comfort in good memories.

joyce Blackburn May 30 2019 12:00 AM

Our condolences to Gene's family.

Jim,Barabara and Renee Corbin May 29 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Mitchell

Jim,Barabara and Renee Corbin May 29 2019 12:00 AM

Debit, I am so sorry!! I just saw this. He was an awsome man. I saw the love he had for you,Bob and the girls. It was so strong and special. Don't ever forget that!! I love you and will keep you in my prayers!

Lynn Conrad May 28 2019 12:00 AM

Debi I so sorry about your Dad. Im praying for you and your family. God Bless Lisa Peeler

Lisa Peeler May 27 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Mitchell

Lisa Peeler May 27 2019 12:00 AM

Deb and family, I'm so sorry to hear about Gene. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Jamie Ray May 27 2019 12:00 AM

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