Mildred Hamilton Mitchell

Charleston, South Carolina

1942 - 2020


Charleston, South Carolina


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Mildred Hamilton Mitchell Wadmalaw Island, SC - Mildred Hamilton Mitchell, age 78, born in Cross, South Carolina, and raised in Charleston, SC, was called home to the Lord on June 24, 2020. Mildred was born January 10, 1942. Survived by her loving husband, Benjamin, and three children: Wanda Violet Mitchell, Benjamin Mitchell II, and Keith Alexander Mitchell (Kazembe); daughter-in-law, Kathyrn Anne Mitchell; her precious grandson, Miles Huxley Copeland Mitchell, and a host of brothers, sisters, nieces nephews and friends. Mildred was a proud graduate of Burke High School and remained an active member of Burke Class of 1961. She moved to New York City and alongside Benjamin raised her three children in Harlem. She worked as a patient unit clerk at New York University Medical Center for 38 years. After she retired she served as an usher and missionary for New Bethlehem Church on Wadmalaw Island, SC, and was a lifetime member of the National Council of Negro Women Bethune Leonard Section. Mildred had unbridled energy: photography was her joy, she loved spending time with her family but most of all Mildred lived to help people in her community. Viewing and Services for Mrs. Mitchell will be private. The family invites you to watch the services via live streaming on Thursday at 11:00AM by going to and choosing the Facebook icon at the top of the page. Mildred is resting in the care and comfort of Dickerson Mortuary, LLC, "Where Service Is The Key", 4700 Rivers Ave., N. Charleston, SC 29405, Phone (843) 718-0144.

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It was nice knowing you. As my vice President of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church Missionary, Rest in peace my sister in Christ. A missionary in need was a missionary in deed.

I will always remember how kind & how she treated me like family!!!!

My heart is breaking. Mrs Mitchell was one of a kind. She was always sweet and upbeat. She took care of the staff at Fresenius Kidney Care, Charlie Hall. I know they will all miss her. The world has lost a wonderful woman. Heaven has gained an angel.

To the friends and family of Mildred Mitchell, my neighbor on Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina. The Gadsden family send our condolences to you at this time of your hour of darkness. Rest In Peace

I worked with Millie at NYU she was a loving caring person and always kind. She will be missed.
Lydia Campbell RN CPNP

To the Mitchell Family: the family of the late John "Smiley" Murray are sending to you comforting prayers.
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Rest on cuz love you

To The Mitchell Family

My Heartfelt Condolences. Words Alone Can't Express The Sorrow We Feel In All Of Our Hearts For You and The Family. I Pray That Our Lord And Savior Jesus Christ Will Give You The Courage,and Strength You Need To Get By One Second, One Minute, One Hour and One Day At A Tiime. Keeping you all in Prayer.
Sleep In Heavenly Peace
" Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
In my Father's house are many mansions:...

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