Mother Mamie Mitchell
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North Carolina - Mother Mamie T. Mitchell, 98, of the 100 block of Mackey Drive went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
Born in South Mills, North Carolina, Mother Mamie was the daughter of the late Isaac Taylor, Sr. and Evangelist Lucy Taylor Greene. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Percy Mitchell, Sr.; son, Clinton Mitchell; daughter, Mary Lucille Gregory; grandchildren, Pamela Gregory, Anne White, Thomas Gramby and James Gregory, Sr.; sons-in-law, Curtis Gregory, Sr. and Albert Pettyjohn; siblings, Stillman Taylor, Lorraine Taylor, John Taylor, Julia Griffin, Marvin Taylor, Howard Taylor, Sr. and Isaac Taylor, Sr.
Left to cherish her precious memories are five daughters, Mildred Williams (Roland), Lula Gramby (John), Joyce Brown (James), Linda Pettyjohn and Janice Eason (Alvin Linwood); two sons, Morris Mitchell and Percy Mitchell, Jr.; one brother, Bishop Hersey Taylor (Roberta); three sisters, Margaret Munden, Vivian Malbon and Ruby Lamb; daughter-in-law, Juanita Mitchell; two sisters-in-law, Mary Taylor and Annie Taylor; 26 grandchildren; 72 great grandchildren; 79 great-great grandchildren; 4 great-great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A homegoing celebration will be held, 1:00 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Samuel Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church, Moyock, NC. The family will receive guests at Metropolitan Funeral Service, 7246 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505, Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.metropolitanfuneralservice.com.
Metropolitan Funeral Home
7246 Granby St. Norfolk, VA 23505
Published in The Virginian Pilot on June 13, 2014