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Leon F (Jim) Mitchell

June 27, 1924 July 16, 2018
Leon F (Jim) Mitchell
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Obituary for Leon F (Jim) Mitchell

Longtime Wewoka resident Leon F (Jim) Mitchell, age 94 of Wewoka departed this life on Monday. July 16th, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born June 27th, 1924 in Mineral Wells, TX to the late Otis Mitchell and Ora Gillum Mitchell. He was a graduate of Wewoka high school and was on the National Honor Society. Jim married Sylvia Yeager in May 24, 1947 and she precedes him in death November 1, 2004.

Jim worked in the ship yards in California, was manager for Coca Cola for 30 years and Manager for Nelson Furniture for 20 years. He served as President of Barking Water CB Club, deacon and board member at First Christian Church and at time of his death he was member of Wewoka Presbyterian Church. Jim was active in the community by helping transport those in need to the Doctor . His joy was riding on his Goldwing with his wife Sylvia, dog Mitzi, his family and friends.
Jim enjoyed family gatherings, watching golf, OU and OSU football games on TV.

Preceding Jim in death are his parents, wife Sylvia, step-father T.G. Purnell, sister Cleora Jane Richardson. granddaughter Gina Pembrook.

Survivors include his three children Ann Cook of Oklahoma City, Linda Mitchell of Wewoka, Gary Mitchell and wife Vivian of Midwest City; grandchildren Lori Robertson and husband Lance, Lisa Pembrook and fiance Robb Dunn, Cathi Mitchell Beecroft and husband Jeff, Jon Pembrook and wife Claudia, Gary L. Mitchell Jr., Christina Mitchell Fearon and husband Stuart; great-grandchildren Tyler Pembrook, Brooke Robertson, Kaitlyn Robertson, Garrett Pembrook, and Isabelle Pembrook , step-granddaughter Amanda Brouchoud and her children Jake Roller, Cody Watson, Randi Lubert; numerous nieces and nephews: sister-in-law Margaret Noah, brother-in-law , Ratis and wife Dorothy Yeager, sister-in-law Margaret Yeager, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pall bearers will be Garrett Pembrook, Kaitlyn Robertson, Robb Dunn, Bob Wall, Joey Yahola and Dennis Phillips.

Honorary pall bearers will be Jon Pembrook, Lance Robertson, Gary Mitchell Jr., Sterling Elmore, Paul Loeffelholz and Ratis Yeager.

The Mitchell family will receive friends and family on Sunday afternoon July 22, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Stout-Phillips Chapel.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Monday, July 23, 2018 at Stout-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel and burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Arrangements by Stout-Phillips Funeral Home


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Sunday

22

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2:00 PM 7/22/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 7/22/2018 5:00:00 PM
Stout-Phillips Chapel

409 S Wewoka
Wewoka, OK 74884

Stout-Phillips Chapel
409 S Wewoka Wewoka 74884 OK

Funeral Service

Monday

23

Jul

2:00 PM 7/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
Stout-Phillips Chapel

409 S Wewoka
Wewoka, OK 74884

Stout-Phillips Chapel
409 S Wewoka Wewoka 74884 OK
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