01/18/04 — JESSE R. MITCHELL

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NEW BERN -- Jesse Ray Mitchell, 71, of New Bern died Thursday at Craven Regional Medical Center.

Formerly of Goldsboro, he moved to New Bern and was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church and attended Highland Park.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Highland Park Christian church. The Rev. Major Lane officiated.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Hill Mitchell of New Bern; three sons, Tony Mitchell and Reggie Mitchell both of Tampa, Fla., and Greg Mitchell of West Columbia, S.C.; two daughters, Beverly Langston and Kelly Lewis both of West Columbia, S.C.; two step-daughters, Charlene Goes and Lynne Scott both of New Bern; one brother, Douglas Mitchell of Chapel Hill; one sister, Mozelle Tippett of Ramona, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Highland Park Christian Church, 905 Carolina Ave., New Bern, 28562.

Arrangements by Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory.

Published in Obituaries on January 18, 2004 11:24 PM