CAPE GIRARDEAU - Joseph "Joe" Eugene Mitchell, 66, died April 16, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born March 25, 1940, in Harrisburg, Ill., the son of the late Liston and Iva Corrine Hutcheson Mitchell, he was a pipeliner for 46 years and was currently working for H.C. Price and Company. He was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church and Teamsters and Operators Union.
He first married Vicky Kieffer in 1968. He then married Dorothy Tanner in 1998, who survives.
Other survivors include: one stepson, Wayne Brown of Ivesdale, Ill.; five daughters, Tracy Mitchell and Lori Scheeter and husband, John, of Oran, Debbie Ayers and husband, Mike, and Sharon Martin of Jonesboro, Ill., and Meisha Hogue of Ft. Mitchell, Ky.; step daughter, Brandi Voelker and husband, Daren, of Jackson; two brothers, Liston Mitchell Jr. and wife, Cordell, of Chaffee and Jamie Mitchell and wife, Berniece of San Jose, Calif.; two sisters, Betty Yant of Sikeston and Janet Mitchell of St. Louis; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
Visitation is from 5-9 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Dr. Derek Staples and Rev. Steve Vester will officiate.
Burial will be at Jonesboro City Cemetery, in Jonesboro.
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Memorials may be made to
Old Bethel Baptist Church
180 County Highway
Sikeston, MO 63801
Lynwood Baptist Church 2935 Lynwood Hills Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701