Nell Sutton Mitchell

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COVE CITY - Mrs. Nell Sutton Mitchell, 85, of Cove City, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

She was a life-long member of Hickory Grove United Methodist Church in LaGrange, NC. She attended Core Creek Free Will Baptist Church in Cove City, where in her younger years she taught Sunday school. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dred Charlton Mitchell, her parents, Harold and Winnie Sutton, and a brother, John Warters Sutton of Bucklesberry, NC.

Nell is survived by her son, Dred C. Mitchell Jr. and wife Sherry L. Mitchell; two grandchildren, Catherine A. Mitchell and Dred C. "Mitch" Mitchell III; and two special nephews, John W. Jr. and Harold H. Sutton.

Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29, 2013, at Cotten Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. K. Michael Barnhill officiating. Burial will follow in the Cove City Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times at 109 N. Main St., Cove City.

The family would like to express a special thank you to her caregivers, Sally Strayhorn and Laverna Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Core Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made to the Mitchell family at

Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Published in Sun Journal from Aug. 28 to Aug. 31, 2013
Nell Sutton Mitchell
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Cotten Funeral Home
2201 Neuse Blvd | New Bern, NC 28560 | (252) 637-3181
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