Mrs. Lola A. Mitchell



Winston Salem, NC

Mrs. Lola Celester Mitchell was born to the late Jarvis and Bessie Allen in Nash County, North Carolina on October 30, 1933. She passed to her Heavenly Reward quietly on January 1, 2018 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Lola was a faithful member of Morning Star Church of Christ for over sixty years serving in many capacities including the Nursing, Nursery and Golden Year ministries. In her later years she placed membership with River Oaks Community Church in Clemmons,
North Carolina where she joyfully attended and participated in her small group. She was truly a humbled servant not only in her church family. She selflessly served her neighbors, community,family and friends.

She brought joy to all those she met. Lola worked at Rocky Mount Sanitarium Hospital and Rocky Mount Community Hospital. She also worked as a housekeeper where she often became a devoted and loving care giver.

Lola was married to the late Dave Lee Mitchell of fifty-nine years. She was preceded in death by; one brother, James Devon; four sisters, Eula Mae Yarborough, Dollie Mae Watson, Juanita Wilkins, and Carolyn Davis; one grandson, Jabril Mitchell.

Cherishing her memory; two sons, Roy Chester Mitchell (Cleora) of Clemmons, NC and Wilber Mitchell (Wanda) of Baltimore , MD; one daughter, Wonda Mitchell-Daniels (Logan) of Atlanta, GA; two brothers, Charles Allen (Lilian) of Brooklyn, NY and Leroy Allen of
New York, NY; two sisters, Lena Sessoms (James) of Nashville, NC and Hazel Tucker of Battleboro, NC; one aunt, Susan Anna Allen of Spring Hope, NC; six grandchildren, Kyra Harris (Bryan), Shara Mitchell, Alethia Mitchell, India Mitchell, Christian Daniels, and Ivan Daniels; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

A Visitation for Mrs. Mitchell will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Morning Star Church of Christ, located at 225 S. Glendale Avenue in Rocky Mount, NC. The interment will take place in Gardens of Gethsemane in Rocky Mount, N.C.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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