Cecil Irvin "C.I." Mitchell

Cecil Irvin 'C.I.' Mitchell


Funeral service for Cecil Irvin "C.I." Mitchell, 86, will be Sunday, December 9, 2012, at 1 p.m., at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Burcham officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Falkville City Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Mr. Mitchell died on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Decatur General Hospital. He was born February 21, 1926, in Lawrence County to John William Mitchell and Essie (Rutherford) Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was a World War II Veteran. He was retired from Monsanto, was a very active member of the Lion's Club, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Falkville. He was preceded in death by his wife, LaMerle Mitchell; brother, Hillard Mitchell; and a

brother-in-law, Leon Pierce.

Survivors include his son, Stanley Cecil Mitchell, (Corrine); his

daughter, Blenda Dianne Mitchell Williams,(Danny); brother, Price Mitchell, (Linnie Sue);

sister, Reba Pierce; four grandchildren,

Brandon Dillard,

Michael Oliver,

Suzanne Lynn, and

Danielle Daniel; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and

sister-in-law, Kathleen Mitchell.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Dillard, Blake Oliver, Mark Lynn, Sean Daniel, Danny Williams, and Ronald Mitchell.

Published in the Decatur Daily on Dec. 8, 2012