Danny Lee Mitchell, 52 of Bedford, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2013 at his residence. He was a son of the Betty Jean Franklin Richards who survives and the late Emmett Wayne Mitchell. He is survived by his daughter, Paige M. Howell; his son, Caleb D. Mitchell. A funeral service was conducted at the graveside at Quaker Baptist Church Cemetery on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 4 pm. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.