Eula Bess Mitchell
Our treasured Bebe passed away April 18, 2014, but rest assured she is dancing with Jesus and all her loved ones that have gone before her. Visitation will be Monday, April 21, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath-Marshall Street. Services will be Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home 1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, LA. Officiating will be Dr. Tom Harrison. Interment will follow at Forest Park on St. Vincent Ave.
Bebe was born January 8, 1920, in Shreveport, LA. She attended Creswell Elementary and graduated from Byrd High School in 1935. She graduated from Louisiana State Normal College in Natchitoches in 1939 with a BS in Home Economics and received a Master's Degree in Education from University of Arkansas in 1956. She taught for 30 plus years in the Caddo Parish School System, with most of her years at Fair Park High and Broadmoor Junior High. She was a member of Broadmoor Baptist Church, Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher's Sorority and Broadmoor Homemaker's Club.
Bebe is preceded in death by her husband, James J Mitchell; her parents, John and Beulah Durham; brothers, Wayne and Harris Durham.
She is survived by her daughters, Arminda Keller, Virginia Donald, and husband, Tim; grandchildren, Ginger Combs, and husband, William; Justin Donald, and wife, Kathy; Jennye Reid, and husband, Tommy. Great-Grandchildren, Rebecca and Steven Stroker; Rylee, Ranger and Ryder Reid; niece, Ann Hotho (Vincent); nephews, Ed Durham (Karen), David Durham, Tom Mitchell (Pat). And numerous grandnieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her name to Shriner's Hospital. We will miss you, Bebe; please get the heavenly house ready for us.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
1815 Marshall Street Shreveport, LA 71101
Published in Shreveport Times on Apr. 21, 2014