YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mrs. Pauline Mitchell, 91, transcended to her Heavenly home Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Hospice House.
Mrs. Mitchell was born March 2, 1930 in Closplint, Kentucky, the daughter of John and Nola Alexander Seay.
She graduated from Rosenwald High School in 1948.
She married the love of her life, Robert T. Mitchell, Jr. October 28, 1948 and he passed away September 20, 2000.
She was a faithful member of New Bethel Baptist Church for 50 years, where she served on the Pastor’s Aide, Executive Board, Nominating Commitee and Culinary Ministries, until her health kept her from participating.
She loved cooking and being with her family.
She leaves to cherish her memory and legacy, her children, Alfrena Paulette Hall of California, Thresea (Merrill) Harris of Youngstown, Antoinette Mitchell of California, a son, Steven (Clothida) of Cleveland, Ohio and her daughter, Althea Mitchell, who was her caregiver and with whom she shared her home; a nephew, Vernett Seay, Jr., whom she reared; a brother, Vernett Seay, Sr. of Humbolt, Tennessee and a sister, Savonia Batts of McGhee, Arkansas; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert T. Mitchell III and her siblings, Nathaniel, Johnny and William Seay, Marshall Fredrick, John Cornelious, Mary McConnell, Margaret Jewel, her twin, Fauline Wesby and Annie B. Allen.
Private viewing for family only will be 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 16, 2021 at New Bethel Baptist Church. Services will begin at 11:00 a.m.
Guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing.
A service of Love and Dignity entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
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A television tribute will air Thursday, September 16 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.