BARTOW - Mrs. Elouise Jones Mitchell, age 68, died of heart failure Saturday (September 8, 2012), in Bartow, FL.
Born in Bartow on August 22, 1944, she was a lifelong resident. She worked in the managerial/secretarial field. She was also a Christian poet and entrepreneur. She was a member of Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, Bartow.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her husband Carl Mitchell, Bartow; daughter Dionne Wilson McGarr, Bartow; son Dr. David L. Wilson, Miami, FL; sisters Flora J. Wright, Winter Haven, FL, Dr. Katie Jones, Miami, Dr. Gloria J. Williams, Sumter, S.C.; brothers Roosevelt Jones, Brooklyn, N.Y., William "Bill" Jones, Miami, Benzell Floyd, Alexandria, VA, Donzell Floyd, Winter Haven; grandchildren Deonte L. Wilson, Tenonyea M. Mc-Garr, Kani L. McGarr, all of Bartow, Brooke S. Wilson, Houston, TX.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, Bartow. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Bartow.
Williams Funeral Home, Bartow.
Published in Ledger on Sept. 13, 2012