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Funeral services for David Hayes Mitchell will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at Church of the Mediator, with The Reverend Morris Thompson and Dr. Bob Rambo officiating. Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Mitchell, age 25, of Meridian, passed away May 11, 2017 in Corinth, MS.
Hayes was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Madison, MS, Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison, MS, and Church of the Mediator in Meridian, MS. He loved being outdoors, especially if he was hunting or fishing. Hayes played soccer, football, and baseball at Meridian High School, where he graduated in 2009. To know Hayes was to love him. He was as kind to strangers as he was to his own family. He was blessed to be involved in missions in Haiti and also worked with local missions while at Broadmoor Baptist Church.
Hayes is survived by his parents, Guy and Allison White, of Ridgeland, and Bilbo and Brenda Mitchell, of Meridian; brother, B.B. Mitchell and his wife, Alli, of Jackson, MS; brother, Hyde White and sister, Mary Gray White, both of Ridgeland, MS; step-sister, Meridith Ward and her husband, Steven; step-brother, Tyler Higgs of Farmington, AR; grandparents, Darryl and Mary Frances Hurt, of Lucedale, MS, and Julia Claire Mitchell, of Meridian. He is also survived by many loved aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bilbo Mitchell, Sr.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Home of Grace, Donation Services, P.O. Box 5009, Vancleave, MS 39565.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 10:00-11:30 a.m. prior to service at the church.
Published on May 13, 2017
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