Mr. Jerry Wayne Mitchell

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“Your will be missed greatly.Please give my Granny a hug when you see her please.Love you ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Amanda Dowdy - Longview, TX

“David, So sad to hear of your loss of your Grand Dad, especially so soon after losing your Nannie. I remember them both when you and your Mom lived...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Hunter - Allen, TX

“You will be missed but not forgotten as your Family & Friends remember you. Love Alan & Kimberly Struble ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Alan Struble - Plano, TX

“I will miss you very much. I will miss my visits at Thanksgiving and Christmas..I will remember your smile through my heart, tho I could not really...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Lucas Fontenot - Howe, TX

“I am so sorry to hear about Jerry, we were very fond of him and he made me smile everytime we were visiting. He will be missed by so many, but will...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Perry & Marie Westcott. - Howe , TX

“Dad, I keep thinking it is time to go up to the nursing home to see you and then I stop and remember you are not there. How can you and Mom not be...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Tammy - daughter

“Daddy, you were the best. Always did what you had to do to make our family work when we were kids and even as adults. I am proud to say you were my...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Angela Murphy - Mesquite, TX

“We will miss our neighbor Jerry and his sweet wife Margaret. When my husband and I moved on Lansford he was the first person to walk across the...Read More »
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Jerry Wayne Mitchell

Of Dallas Texas, passed away on February 26, 2013 at the age of 88. Jerry was born to Austin and Lorena Mitchell in Emhouse, Texas on March 7,1924. He was the oldest of two boys and six girls. The family moved to Oak Cliff, Texas where Jerry graduated from Forest Ave, High School. Following graduation, he entered the US Army and spent World War II in Southern England where he met and married Margaret Florence Crabb. Jerry and Margaret were married on October 13, 1945 in Donhead St. Mary, England. Following the war they returned to Jerry's home in Oak Cliff where they resided and raised a family for 67 years.They had four children, 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Jerry, of the Methodist faith, enjoyed wood working, reading, walking, music, card games and mostly being with family.
Jerry was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Margaret and his son Anthony; He is survived by two sons, Robert of Grand Prairie; David and his wife Shirley of Southlake; daughter Tamsyne Mitchell and her partner John Boyd of Royce City; daughter Angela Murphy and her husband George of Mesquite.
Jerry will be greatly missed by his family, relatives and friends. A celebration of his life will take place starting with a visitation at Laurel Land Funeral Home on Sunday March 3 from 4-6 p.m. A memorial service will be held at noon on Monday March 4 at Laurel Land followed by interment at DFW Veterans Cementary at 2:15 p.m. March 4.

Johnny' and 'Parg' together again forever.

Military Service
U.S. Army • Staff Sergeant • supply division
March 1944 through May 1945, AAF STATION 802