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Leon Ray Mitchell Sr.

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Leon Ray Mitchell, Sr.

05/08/37 - 02/23/14

Funeral services for Mr. Leon Ray Mitchell, Sr. will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in Lamourie Baptist Church, Lecompte with Reverend Lee Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Paul Cemetery, Forest Hill under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.

Mr. Mitchell, 76, of McNary entered eternal rest on Sunday, February, 23, 2014 in Grace Home of Alexandria.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Carl Reeves; his parents, Espy and Martha Jane Mitchell and one sister, Leona Mitchell.

Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include his loving wife of sixty years, Sylvia Mitchell of McNary; four sons, Leon R. Mitchell, Jr. and his wife, Virginia of Forest Hill, Charles Mitchell and his wife, Joyce of Forest Hill; Thomas Mitchell and his wife, Pat of McNary and William "Bill" Mitchell and his wife, Evelyn of Forest Hill; one daughter, Leona Reeves and her husband, Carl of Forest Hill; one brother, Charles Mitchell and his wife, Sue of Pineville; two sisters, Sarah Mitchell and Josie Bailey, both of Forest Hill; thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Friends may call at Lamourie Baptist Church, Lecompte on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until time of services at 2:00 p.m.

Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Mitchell family by visiting


Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 25, 2014
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