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Phillip James Mitchell

July 31, 1944 — September 18, 2023

Jefferson City, TN

Phillip James Mitchell

 

PHILLIP JAMES MITCHELL, age 79, of Jefferson City, TN passed away Monday, September 18, 2023 at Tennova Turkey Creek after a short illness. Preceded in death by mother and father, Roy James Mitchell and Laura Elizabeth Mitchell. He was retired from the US Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He was of the Baptist faith and a lifetime member of VFW Post #3380, the Disabled American Veterans; the Dandridge Lions Club, the Jefferson County Genealogical Society, and the Glenmore Preservation Society. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn Mitchell; daughters, Beth Martzin (William) of Clinton, TN, and Bonnie Mitchell of Edinburgh, Scotland; grandchildren, Stephen Heisler, Aaron Martzin and Elizabeth Martzin; brother, William Mitchell; sister, Kathy McCoy; nephew, Rev. Todd McCoy; and numerous other nephews and cousins. Funeral service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 25, 2023 at Farrar Funeral Home with Rev. Todd McCoy officiating. Family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Family and friends will gather at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for a 10:00 a.m. military graveside service.

 

 

Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, TN  865-475-3892

www.farrarfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Monday, September 25, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farrar Funeral Home - Jefferson City

411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 25, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farrar Funeral Home - Jefferson City

411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

East Tennessee State Veteran's Cemetery

2200 E Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914

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