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JOHN OLIVER MITCHELL

August 28, 1941 — March 16, 2021

John O. Mitchell entered into eternal life at his residence on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the age of 79. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Gretna, LA. John served his country in the United States Air Force, and he retired from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office as a Lieutenant after 26 years of service. Beloved husband of the late Marjorie J. Mitchell.  Devoted father of Candice Mitchell and the late Mia M. Williams. Adopted father of Tyra Luter Smith and Patrice Bellaire. Grandfather of Michael Williams, Jr. Adopted grandfather of Tyler J. Bocage, Janae’ Lindsey, Robert “Bobby” Bocage, Phoenix and London Lindsey. Son of the late Clarence, Sr. and Helena Mitchell. Brother of Carol J. Mitchell, Edward Mitchell, and the late Clarence Mitchell, Jr. Brother in law of Erick Joseph, Martin Joseph, Theresa P. Hamilton, Darrell Joseph, John Kenneth Joseph, Katherine Mitchell, and the late Vernell Joseph, Rita Cadres, and Leona S. Graves, also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Relatives and friends of the family, are invited to attend a Public Viewing at Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 9:00a.m. until 10:00a.m. Followed by a Graveside Service at Westlawn Cemetery, 1225 Whitney Ave. Gretna, LA at 11:00a.m.  To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OF SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.      

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

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230 Monroe St, Gretna, LA 70053

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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