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 - . F. Mitchell, Age 100, Dies One of Upshur...
. F. Mitchell, Age 100, Dies One of Upshur County's oldest residents, J. F. (Frank) Mitchell, 100, died Tuesday morning ul his home ul Prilchelt after a lonfl illness. Born Sept. 19, 1871 at Le- Cotriple, I.a., he moved to Upshur County aboul 80 years ago and during his active, years was a fanner. He married the former Miss Annio Young blood in Gilmer on Jan. 29, 189!) and last month they observed their 73ril anniversary. Born Sept. 19, 1871 at LeCompte, La., neur Alexandria, he moved lo Upshur County 7C yeurs ago. For the last G3 years he had lived on Die farm ho worked at Pril- chetl. Up until two or three years ago he enjoyed excellent health and walked daily the near-mile from his /arm into Prilchcll. When he- reached the century mark last fall Mr. Mitchell was honored by family and friends with a parly at his home. He had been a member of the Pritchelt Baptist Church for E>3 years, Surviving are his wife; three sons, Thomas F, Mitchell, Gulf port, Miss.; Charlie Mitchell, Pritchclt; U i b b Mitchell, Houston; I w o daughters. Miss Winnie Mitchell, Pritchelt, and Mrs. De ward Baird, Houston; brother, Henry Mitchell, Alexandria, I-a.; five grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. Funeral services wore scheduled for 2 p,m. Thursday at Crolcy Chapel with the Hevs. Charles Ca \ hou n and J. C. Henderson officiating. Burial way lo be at Glade Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Juddy C a licit, Joel Johnson, Troy Mabcrry, Lois C. Hill, Truman Cowan, and James Snow.

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  1. The Gilmer Mirror,
  2. 24 Feb 1972, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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