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Mr. Willie “Plump” Mitchell, age 97, of Cross Hill, SC, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at NHC of Greenwood.

He was born on March 11, 1924, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell and attended Newberry County Schools. He retired after many years in the pulpwood industry and enjoyed his time spent as a member of the Sensational Gospel Singers.

Plump” (as he was affectionately known), Mitchell leaves to cherished memories his sons: Elve (Lucille) Mitchell and Ralph Mitchell, both of Woonsocket, R.I.; a devoted granddaughter Barbara (Sammie) Anderson and grandson Ernest (Fontella) Anderson, 18 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grand children, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Mitchell’s service will be held Sunday, February 3, at 3 p.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Cross Hill.