Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

April 18, 2013

Vivian Louise Mitchell

-- — Vivian Louise Mitchell was born on Sept. 23, 1949 to the late Robert, “Bob” Mitchell and Louise Mathis Mitchell in Valdosta. She was educated in the Valdosta City Schools system. Vivian accepted the Lord as  her personal Savior at Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully as an usher.

Vivian was happily married to Kenneth Hallback of Valdosta. Kenneth was the joy of her life and a true help meet that stood my her side taking care of her every need until to the end.

Vivian was preceded in death by both of her parents, Bob and Louise Mitchell and two sisters, Mollie Mathis Wallace and Doretha Mathis Nelson. She was also preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Irene Hamilton.

Sheer courage is what was shown as Vivian endured her last days. Surrounded by her family, Vivian peacefully passed away, on Monday, April 15, 2013 at her residence. A warm smile, an humble spirit, and a love for people all describe this gift that was given by the Lord 63 years ago. The joy of her life was her family and her friends.

She leaves to cherish her memories, two daughters, Tina Mitchell Hodge (Jimmie) of Valdosta and Barbara Mitchell (Cliff), Adairsville, Ga.; one loving sister, Bobbie Jean Williams, Valdosta; four grandchildren, Jocelin Hodge Freeman (Robert), Millicent Hodge, and Wesley Hodge of Valdosta and Deniek Mitchell, Abeline, Texas. She also leaves two beautiful great-grandchildren, Josiah Hodge-Freeman and Jordyn Freeman of Valdosta.

Vivian also leaves a host of special nieces and nephews that she was like a second mom to, Terrance (Terry) Williams, Texarkana, Alaska, Robert Williams, Dorothy Williams, Glenda Williams-Stance, Darlene Williams, and Reggie Williams, all of Valdosta; and  a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Vivian also leaves a special friend and sister-in-law, Ms. Marie Young of Valdosta.

Homegoing celebrations will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Christian Love Bible Baptist Church. Pastor J. Bernard Braswell is the Pastor and Pastor Charles Day will officiate. Interment will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. — Harrington Funeral Home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Jack Mullis 001.jpg Jack Anderson Mullis

    Jack Anderson Mullis, Sr., 84, of Hahira, Ga., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at South Georgia Medical Center.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roberta Clegg10001.jpg Roberta L. Clegg

    Roberta L. Clegg, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

    April 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • Janel Cowart Curry

    Janel Cowart Curry went home to be with our Lord on April 21, 2014.

    April 24, 2014

  • Henry Lucius Lee

    Henry Lucius Lee “Nip,” age 96, of Jasper, Fla. passed away at his home in Jasper on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 following an extended illness.

    April 24, 2014

  • Roberta Clegg10001.jpg Roberta L. Clegg

    Roberta L. Clegg, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • L.V. Vann

    L.V. Vann, 89, of Lake Park, died on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at South Georgia Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

    April 22, 2014

  • J.C. (Sprig) Carter

    J.C. (Sprig) Carter was born in Echols County, Ga., on March 24, 1924 to the late James Stephen and Essie Corbett Carter.

    April 22, 2014

  • Marlin Drexel Roberson

    Marlin Drexel Roberson, 78, of Alapaha, died Monday April 21, 2014 in the Golden Living Center in Tifton.

    April 22, 2014

  • Walter Loyd Martin

    Mr. Walter Loyd Martin, 94, of Adel, Ga., passed away April 22, 2014 at his home.

    April 22, 2014

  • Robert Lee “Sonny” Hamilton

    Robert Lee “Sonny” Hamilton, Jr., 77, of Mount Vernon, Ga.,  passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta, GA.

    April 22, 2014

Top News
Poll

Given the amount of rain recently, what's your favorite “rain” song?

Singing in the Rain
Purple Rain
Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
November Rain
Rainy Night in Georgia
Other
     View Results