Minister Willie James Mitchell Sr.

Mitchell Sr.

Pastor Willie James Mitchell Sr. passed away August 12, 2022 at the age of 65, in Columbus, Ohio a place he called home for more than 50 years. As his health began to decline he maintained his optimism and remained strong for his family. He relied on his faith to see him through and the Lord did now he is at peace with his heavenly Father.

He was born to Dorothy Tinnery and William Mitchell Sr on October 5th 1956 in Perry, Georgia. He enjoyed spending time with his family and preaching the word of God. A man of many passions, hardworking and dedicated.

Preceded in death by parents Dorothy Tinnery and William Mitchell Sr., brother William Mitchell Jr and sister Gwendolyn Tinnery, and nephew Darryl Harding.

He is survived by sisters Celestine Diggs, Anne Belle Harding. His brothers Benny (Doris) Mitchell Sr., Carl (Pamela Green) Tinnery Sr., Tracy Mitchell. His two children, Audrea Mitchell and Willie Mitchell Jr., spouse Helena Joe. Aswell as his eleven grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He will be truly missed by all.

Visitation 1:00 PM and Funeral Service 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.). Interment at Evergreen Burial Park. To stream the service, read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to the Mitchell Family, visit

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