BEVERLY ANN MITCHELL, 63, was welcomed into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Parkview Regional Hospital. Mother Mitchell was born on Sept. 14, 1949. She accepted the Lord in her life at an early age. Mother Mitchell was a lifelong member of Dupree Memorial Church of God in Christ, where she served faithfully on the Mothers Board, President of the Goldenairs choir and in many other capacities. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband, Harry Mitchell; children, Richard Smiley Jr., Detrick Smiley Sr., Jervon Mitchell, and Anitra Mitchell; sisters, Sadie (Ernie) Hatch, Diane (Rev. Jerry) Bumpus, Brenda Hayden, and Linda (JC) Bennett; and a host of grandchildren and other relatives and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Ossie Lee Jones; mother, Sadie B. Jones; brother, Richard Lee Jones; and sister, Sandra "Tammy" Pearson. Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Dupree Memorial COGIC, 1231 Hayden St.. Calling is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, with a Homegoing service beginning at 7 p.m. at the church. Burial in Concordia Cemetery Gardens on Lake Ave. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 11, 2013