Viewing Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral Service begins at 11 a.m. Harold J. Mitchell of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed peacefully on February 10, 2021. He was born on July 29, 1940 in Baton Rouge, LA. He was 80 years of age. Harold was a graduate of Capitol High School, Southern University, and Southeastern Louisiana University. Harold worked over 30 years as a teacher within various school districts within the State of Louisiana. Harold accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age. Harold was a Sunday School teacher and pianist, serving in multiple ministries surrounding Baton Rouge area such as Little Rock Baptist Church, Belfair Christian Church, Elm Grove, Morgan Chapel AME Church, Montpelier, LA and so many others. He was preceded by his parents Fate and Odeal Mitchell and sister Hazel Miles. Harold is survived by his wife Patricia Bradford Mitchell, brother Fate (Jacqueline) Mitchell, Sister Constance Coleman, his children and their spouses, Arlene Brewster, Troy (Stacy) Turner, Vada Mitchell, Orlando (Sherlenia) Mitchell, Harold (Angela) Mitchell, Gerrick Bradford and Tericka (Eric) Schiele. He was blessed with numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
Published in The Advocate from Feb. 15 to Feb. 20, 2021.