(WADLEY) Funeral services for Ellene Cato Mitchell, 87, of Wadley will be Friday, June 14, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stanley Yarbrough officiating. Burial will follow at Forrester's Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30-2 p.m. on Friday before services begin.
Mrs. Mitchell passed away Wednesday, June 12, at Walker Brookwood Baptist Hospital in Jasper.
A Randolph County native, Mrs. Mitchell was born March 15, 1932, the daughter of Henry Cornelious and Loie Robinson Cato. She was a member of Hope Memorial Church and was a retired assistant area administrator for the State of Alabama Health Department, where she served six counties.
Survivors include her husband, Donald G. Mitchell of Wadley; two daughters, Larraine Bailey of Wadley and Tandi Mitchell of Montgomery; son, Gary Mitchell of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughter-in-law, Karen Taylor of Wadley; three grandsons, James Douglas Taylor, Connor Taylor and Josh Ray; four great-grandchildren; sister, Juanita Powell of Roanoke; and brother, Tommy Cato of Roanoke. Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Douglas Taylor and Kenneth Brown; three sons, Jim Taylor, Jon Taylor and Marc Mitchell; sister, Ruth Calhoun; two brothers, Wayne Cato and Ferris Cato; and great-grandson, London Taylor.
Pallbearers will be Doug Taylor, Gene Taylor, Malcom Bassett, Connor Taylor, Brent Noles and Douglas Kirk.
Memorials may be floral, or donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital at 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.