Kevin Mitchell

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 8, 2008

NATCHEZ — Services for Kevin Brynell Mitchell, 26, of Natchez, who died Monday, May 20, 2008 on the Ferriday/Vidalia Highway will be at 2 p.m. today at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church with Bishop Stanley Searcy Sr. officiating.

Burial will follow at Pine Hill Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation was from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

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Kevin was born May 22, 1982, in Natchez, the son of Gwendolyn Mitchell Brady.

He was a 2000 graduate of Natchez High School where he enjoyed playing the cymbals with the marching band. During high school, he spent countless hours after school with various group involvements participating with the Salvation Army Youth Group.

Soon after graduation, he obtained a training position with Sewell’s Body Shop.

This is where Kevin proved himself in training and gained experience which led him in life to pursue an interest and position as a body shop repairman.

He worked tirelessly and honestly at an early age and remained employed with Sewell’s Body Shop for numerous years.

A love and passion of Kevin’s energetic life had set him on the right path of restoring and repairing motorbikes and automobiles for others.

At the time of his death, he was an employee of Tony Kirsch at Miss-Lou Body Shop.

Survivors include one son, Kevion Mitchell; his mother; his stepfather, Steve Brady; two brothers, Keldrick Mitchell and Patrick Mitchell; grandmother Edna C. Mitchell; two uncles, Harvey Mitchell Jr. and Aubrey Roy Mitchell and wife Ira; two aunts Shirley Sashfras and husband Dave and Edna Hutchins and husband Claude; two great aunts, Ethel C. Rowan, all of Natchez, and Rebecca C. Whitted of Chicago, Ill.; one great uncle, Rogers Clay and wife Marie of New Orleans; his son’s mother, Jessica Butler of Ferriday; very special friend Carolyn York of Jackson and a number of relatives, cousins and so many others that he bonded with while enjoying motorbike riding.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Dunbar, Walter Sewell Jr., Bryant Smith, Tommie Evans Jr., Ricky Hutchins, Anthony “Tony” Kirsch and Anthony Harris.

Honorary pallbearers will be motor bikers motorcade.