William "Bill" Newell Mikell Sr., 88, died Jan. 28, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy L. Mikell; children, William (Billy) (Missy) Searcy, Ark., Margaret Mikell of Williston, Edward (Teresa) of Merdian, Miss., Wayne (Sharon) of Ocala; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Lewis of Gallopolis , Ohio, Dayton Mikell of Gainesville; sisters, Dorcas Moody of Crawford and Annie Lou (Patty) Warrick of Tallahassee.
Visitation services will be held at Knauff Funeral Home, Williston, Jan. 31 from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Feb. 1 at 2:30 p.m. at Knauff Funeral Home, Williston. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Morriston.
Arrangements are under the care of Knauff Funeral Home-Williston.