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July 5, 1940 - October 10, 2018
Funeral services for Robert “Carlton” Mitchell age 78, of Elkhart will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Bailey & Foster Funeral Chapel in Grapeland with Rev. Dub Davis and Rev. Steven Evers officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Percilla. Arrngements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster.
Mr. Mitchell passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Palestine Regional Medical Center. He was born July 5, 1940 in Percilla, Texas to Lee Harold and Opal Lee Adams Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was the owner and operator of Mitchell’s Red Cedar Sawmill near Solcum. He loved to hunt and work at the mill.
Mr. Mitchell was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Joyce Stiebing,and brothers, Harold Dean Mitchell and Nathan Leon Mitchell. He is survived by his wife Helen Burrow Mitchell of 59 years, daughters, Angela Gunter and husband Davalin of Rusk, and Karla Hamilton and husband Danny of Douglas, a brother James Kenneth Mitchell , five grandchildren, Ricky Rogers, Kerry Rogers, Hoyett Rogers, Aidan Bryan and Aaron Bryan, two great grandchildren Julia Rogers and Abigail Rogers.
Visitation will be received from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Sunday, October 14, 2018 before the service at the Bailey & Foster Funeral Chapel in Grapeland.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Ricky Rogers, Kerry Rogers, and Hoyett Rogers, sons-in-law, Davalin Gunter and Danny Hamilton, and a friend Pedro Chavez. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons, Aidan Bryan and Aaron Bryan.
Bailey and Foster Funeral Home - Palestine
207 South Magnolia Street