Major (Ret.) George Rex Mitchell, Sr., USAF
December 13, 1933 -
February 20, 2020

Visitation

February 25, 2020
10 AM - 11:30 AM

Service 

February 25, 2020
12:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Mr. George Rex Mitchell, Sr., age 86, a resident of Dothan, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at his residence.

Graveside funeral service will be held 12 PM on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Lois Cemetery in Lynchburg, TN with full Military rites. Family will receive friends from 10 am to 11:30 am at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville, TN on Tuesday prior to the graveside services. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Associations, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400, McLean, Virginia 22102.

Rex was born December 13, 1933 to the late James Earnest and Virginia Mae Sweeney Mitchell in Lincoln County, TN. He was a 1951 graduate of Central High School. He retired as a Major from the US Air Force following twenty-one years of service and later worked at Ft. Walton Beach Hospital for fifteen years. Rex was former member of the Elks Lodge and Lions Club and was of the Church of Christ faith.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, June Sisco and a brother, James Gary Mitchell.

Surviving are his wife Patricia Loraine Mundy Mitchell, Dothan, AL; a son, George Rex (Traci) Mitchell, Jr., Dothan AL; a daughter, Kelley (Barbara) Bodeson, Valpariso, FL; a brother, Phillip (Jenny) Mitchell, Mobile, AL; two grandchildren, Bryana Mitchell, Dothan, AL and Brandi (Alex) Fuller, Birmingham, AL.

Higgins Funeral home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. George Rex Mitchell.

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3 Comments

  1. Col.(Ret) J.R.Rader

    Rex was a great friend and comrade, the world is a lesser place with his passing.

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  2. Mary Partin

    Phil & families, So sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts & prayers. God Bless, Mary & Teresa Partin, Billy McGehee

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  3. Karen Gilliam

    Phillip and family, please accept my sincere sympathy at the loss of your loved one. I will be unable to visit with you as I have a doctor’s appointment in Huntsville at the time. So very sorry.

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3 Comments

  1. Col.(Ret) J.R.Rader

    Rex was a great friend and comrade, the world is a lesser place with his passing.

    Reply
  2. Mary Partin

    Phil & families, So sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts & prayers. God Bless, Mary & Teresa Partin, Billy McGehee

    Reply
  3. Karen Gilliam

    Phillip and family, please accept my sincere sympathy at the loss of your loved one. I will be unable to visit with you as I have a doctor’s appointment in Huntsville at the time. So very sorry.

    Reply

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