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Jimmie Ray Mitchell

June 6, 1936 ~ September 11, 2021 (age 85)

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Obituary

Mr. Jimmie Ray Mitchell, 85, of Smithland, passed away, Saturday, September 11, 2021 at his home. 

Mr. Mitchell was born in Crittenden County, KY on June 6, 1936 to the late Jim and Geneva (Curnel) Mitchell.  He was a retired carpenter, and a Veteran having served in the United States Army.  He was a member of Smithland Pentecostal Church.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Marlene Mitchell of Smithland; daughters, Tina Kemp (Joe) of Hampton, KY, and Crystal Thorning (Derek) of Paducah, KY; son, Ed Decker (Trish) of Mayfield, KY; four grandchildren, Cole Grimes, Ella Byers, Landon Byers and Ainsley Thorning; and two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Casey.  

He was preceded in death by his sister, Janell Hardin and his parents.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services with Bro.’s Carey Cowell, Tim Fouts and Fred Wynn officiating.  Burial will follow at Cothron Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services.

Condolences may also be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com.

To send flowers to Jimmie's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 15, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services (Salem, KY)
212 East Main St
Salem, KY 42078

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services (Salem, KY)
212 East Main St
Salem, KY 42078

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
September 15, 2021

Cothron Cemetery
Highway 453
Smithland, KY 42081

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