Ila Burdell Mitchell, age 69 of Newport, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021 at her home.
A loving mother & faithful Christian lady, she attended Newport First Church of God on Woodson Road.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie & Bonnie Grigsby; husband, Bennie Mitchell; son; Mike O’Conner Jones; and sister, Clara Mae Wilburn.
She is survived by her brother, Monroe Grigsby (Shirley); children, Billy Ray Jones (Kimberly), Pam Smelcer (Frank), Charlie Gene Jones (Donna), Joseph Jones, Esther Mitchell (Timothy Ogle), Johnny Mitchell (Chelsea), Crystal Mitchell (Jake), Roger (Jennifer), Willie (Kimberly), and Beattie Mitchell; over 40 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 7PM Monday, May 17, 2021 at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Tonya Shelton officiating. The family will receive friends from 5PM to 7PM prior to the service. Pastor Charles Mitchell will hold the committal service at Union Cemetery on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 1PM.
Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Mitchell family.
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