Joseph W. Mitchell of Sheridan, Ark., known to his family and friends as "Joe" or "Mitch", was born Aug. 1, 1944, at St. Louis, the son of the late Melvin Eugene and Lois Imogene Reynolds Mitchell.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran, worked in Building Maintenance for Kids First in Little Rock and was a member of the RMR Hunting Club.
Mr. Mitchell died Monday, May 17, 2004, at the Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 59.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Rothlauf Mitchell of Sheridan, Ark.; one daughter, Nicole Mitchell Kennedy of Little Rock, Ark.; one brother, Leon Mitchell of Lake Humphrey, Okla.; and one sister, Connie Stubbs of Sheridan, Ark.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home at Sheridan, Ark., with Bro. Michael Walton officiating.
Interment followed in the New Hope Cemtery.