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Vester L. Mitchell

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PEMBERTON - Vester L. Mitchell, 77, of Pemberton, departed this life on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at the home of his son in Bowie, Md.
Born in Sunflower, Miss., Mr. Mitchell was educated in Chicago, Ill. Mr. Mitchell spent the majority of his life traveling abroad while serving 22 years in the United States Army. Mr. Mitchell retired as a Sergeant First Class in 1976 and settled in Pemberton. He also retired after 20 dedicated years of service to the Princeton University Post Office. Mr. Mitchell was also an active Mason and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.
He was the son of the late Sylvester and Roberta Mitchell, husband of the late Jean Willis Mitchell, father of the late Rodney Mitchell, Pamela Mitchell and Rhonda Sims. Surviving are his four children, Ricky Mitchell of Pemberton, Kenneth L. Mitchell (Chandra) of Bowie, Md., Sorrell Mitchell of Houston, Texas and Belita Mitchell of Pennsauken, one sister, Lilly Bailey of Chicago, Ill., 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be Thursday, December 5, at 11 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 111 Perry St., Trenton. Interment will be in Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. Calling hours will be Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel, Trenton.
Published in The Trentonian on Dec. 3, 2013
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