Harold D. Mitchell(1929 - 2014)

SHERMAN - Funeral services for Harold Dean Mitchell will be held at 10 a.m. Monday March 24 at Waldo Funeral Home. Rev. Danny Wood of the West Sherman Baptist Church will officiate.

Burial will follow at Collinsville Cemetery with Paul Bailey, Mike Skipworth, Randy Pelfrey, David Englutt, Brian Shadden, and Mike Carney serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Leon Grisby, Robert Reed, Alton Cox, and Tommy Bateman.

Mr. Mitchell, 84, passed away Friday March 21, 2014 at Sherman Healthcare Center. Harold was born July 16, 1929 in Southmayd, Texas to the late Sam and Vallie (Shadden) Mitchell.

He graduated from Southmayd schools in 1949 and served in the US Army from February 1951 to November 1953. On July 17, 1957, Harold and Linda Carney were married in Sherman. During his working career, Harold worked for the Sherman Police Dept, Waldo Funeral Home, Texas Instruments, and for Burns Security. He has been a member of the VFW since 1953.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by his wife of 56 years, Linda of Sherman; two daughters, Donna Cashion of Sherman and Tammy Briley and husband Mike of Whitesboro; four grandchildren, Jake Cashion of Dallas, Amanda Cashion of Sherman, Trent Briley of Whitesboro, and Katelyn Colley and husband Daniel of Gainesville; one great granddaughter, Laiken Colley of Gainesville; and one brother, Eugene Mitchell of Sherman.

He is also survived by a special person, whom he loved like a daughter, Tisha Garcia of Lewisville. Harold was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ken Mitchell, and sister, Martha Bruton.

The family will receive friends from 3 - 5 p.m. Sunday March 23 at Waldo Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the .

The register book can be signed online at waldofuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Waldo Funeral Home
619 North Travis Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 893-1101

Published in The Herald Democrat from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2014