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Francis "Frank" James Mitchell

November 5, 1932 ~ August 11, 2019 (age 86)


Francis James “Frank” Mitchell, age 86, of Springfield, TN passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 at The Waters of Robertson in Springfield, TN.  

Mr. Mitchell was born November 5, 1932 in Danville, VA son of the late Dewey Audrey Mitchell, Sr. & Lottie Grey Williams Mitchell, and was husband of Dollie Moon Mitchell who survives. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force where he worked as a Technical Supply Sgt.  Mr. Mitchell was a singer and song writer and loved playing his guitar, wood carving, playing cards, fishing and was a member of the West End Free Will Baptist Church. 

In addition to his wife Mr. Mitchell is survived by, three sons, Charles (Donna) Mitchell of Blackfoot, ID, Lester (Billie Jean) Mitchell of San Antonio, TX and James D. Mitchell of Melrose, NM, two daughters, Sunny Mae (John) Duszynski of Munith, MI and Pamela R. Wilson of Springfield, TN, step-sons, Dennis (Debbie) Moon of Adams and Danny (Cheryl) Moon of Springfield, TN, step-daughter, Diane Goff of Springfield, TN, sister-in-law, Lula Mitchell of Roxboro, NC, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. 

In addition to his parents Mr. Mitchell is preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Cole Mitchell and his brothers, Dewey Mitchell, Jr. and Billy Mitchell. 

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 in the Person Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Pruitt officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park, Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27615 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. 

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at

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Graveside Service
August 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Person Memorial Cemetery
3250 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573


American Cancer Society
8300 Health Park, Suite 10, Raleigh NC 27615
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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