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Milton Mitchell

May 26, 1940 ~ November 11, 2020 (age 80)


Milton H. Mitchell, a Blessed and Loving Man of God, a Steward at St. Paul AME Church (Waco), and Honorary Deacon of Tastebud Ministries Church (F.W., TX.).  Milton was born to Leola Jones on May 26, 1940 in the town of Axtell, Texas. He attended public schools and graduated from Dunbar High School in West Texas. He started his adult life in the town of Waco, Texas. He met and married his beautiful wife Myrtle Landrum Mitchell and joyfully became the loving, stern and hardworking father of five.  Milton began working back in Axtell on The Bubba White Ranch where his children remember learning to ride horses. Later Milton became employed by Frank Smith & Sons Poultry Plant for many years as a supervisor until he landed his dream job as a truck driver for Central Freight Lines. Milton worked there until 2005 until his wife took ill. Being the devoted husband that he was he stop working to take care of her until he untimely death. Milton lived out his life being a servant to God, helping his church St. Paul AME,  transporting patients, being a crossing guard, and looking out for those in his neighborhood until he could no longer care for himself. After a bout of unfortunate heath problems Milton was placed in the care of Lakeshore Village Healthcare Center, where he was very much loved and cared for.He sang in their choir, ran into old friends and he kept management on their toes until his death.

Milton was preceded in death by His Loving Wife Myrtle Mitchell, Daughter Gwen Butler, Son Edward Anderson, Son Oscar Wheeler, Son Joseph Anderson Sr. (Precious), Mother Leola Jones, Sisters Clarice Reed (Robert) and Linda Mollett.  

Milton leaves to cherish his memories: His children Sonny Anderson (Beatrice), Eddie Jones (Faye), Margaret Allen (Donald), Gerald Anderson (Kim), His sister Lola Miller,  His only Brother Elbert Jones (Jaina) Loving Brother in Law Cedric Mollett, all of his Grandchildren, Great-grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews, a Host of Friends and  Saint Paul AME Church Family.

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