Jeffery Jerome Mitchell
Private graveside services will be held at a later date for Mr. Jeffery Jerome Mitchell, 77, of Hattiesburg, MS.
He died Monday, February 3, 2019 at his residence.
Jeffery was in the Meridian Air National Guard for 6 years. Three times they came close to being sent to the war in Vietnam.
Jeffery love God, his friends, pets, drums, and family. He began playing drums int the Columbus, MS High School band, Mississippi Lions All-State Band to New York City, MSU Band, and USM R.O.T.C. Band for about of 50 years.He played Dance Band Music all over the U.S. part time. He loved to use his hands and designed.
He sold pre-engineered steel buildings as a factory rep. for over 40 years. He loved his job because he enjoyed helping others. Many of his customers became best to this day.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerome and Kathryne Mitchell of Hattiesburg, MS.
He is survived by one son, Jeffery J. Mitchell, II of Hattiesburg, MS; one daughter, Dr. Deborah Cunningham, DVM of Tupelo, MS six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.