James Leonard "Mitch" Mitchell

James Leonard "Mitch" Mitchell, age 89, of Knoxville, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 31, 2013, the day of Christ's resurrection. Funeral: 3 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Scott Jackson officiating. Interment will be private. Visitation: Friends will be received in the chapel of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to East Tennessee Children's Hospital, 2018 Clinch Ave., Knoxville, Tenn. 37916; or Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, 9132 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. 37923. James was a member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. James was retired from Frigidaire, a division of General Motors, with more than 30 years of service. He was an avid fisherman and golfer. James was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Wilson Aspin and Nellie Udene Aspin; brother, Granville; and sister, Loraine. The family would like to express appreciation to the staff of L&L Sweet Homecare for their loving compassion and care. Survivors: His wife of 67 years, Janice Mary Mitchell; daughter, Patricia Scott and husband, Bobby Scott; grandson, Benson Scott and wife, Toni; granddaughter, Taylor Clement and husband, Russell; great-grandchildren, Stratton, Mary Aspin, William and Grayson; and several nieces and nephews.

Published in Star-Telegram on Apr. 2, 2013