Darius Deonte Shaquille Mitchell, "Newport," age 24, of Gary, In, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016. Darius attended West Side High School and also worked numerous jobs. Darius was preceded in death by his mother, Donna Mitchell; maternal grandparents, Clarence and Nellie Davenport; paternal grandparents, Leodie and Annie Mae Barnes, and sister, Artavian Mitchell. He leaves to cherish his memories: father, Willie (Frances) Barnes; 1 son, Darius Mitchell, Jr.; 3 daughters, Jai'Da , Lyrric and Melody Mitchell; 2 brothers, Kamerin Mitchell and Quintin Hester, and 1 sister, Moniecka (Dave) Simon, 2 uncles, 3 aunts, 2 nieces and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, January 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m -11:00 a.m, funeral 11:00 a.m., all services at Zion Progressive Cathedral International Church, 1169 Connecticut St, Gary, In. Bishop Norman J. Hairston II officiating. Services Entrusted To Powell-Coleman Funeral Home.
Published by Post-Tribune on Jan. 5, 2017.