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Marlow Basil Mitchell

October 21, 1923 — April 21, 2023

Marlow Basil Mitchell age 99, of Taylorsville, went to his heavenly home Friday April 21, 2023. He was born in Alexander County on October 21, 1923, to the late Arrie and Melar Fox Mitchell. Marlow proudly served in the United States Navy. During his working career he worked in furniture, at the hosier Mill, and in the lumber yard. Marlow loved to farm, he had cattle, pigs, and hogs that he enjoyed raising. But most of he enjoyed going square dancing with his wife Betty.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife Sybil Dyson Mitchell, son Jerry Mitchell, infant brother Tommy Mitchell, sister Sybil Mitchell Fox, and two brothers Thurlow and Perry Lee Mitchell.

Those left to cherish the memories of Marlow include his spouse of 52 years Betty Bowman Mitchell, five children: Kaye Beck (Dale), Barry Mitchell, Diane Teague (Reggie), Diane Mitchell Mohler (Tim), Teresa Allran (Kevin), brothers and sisters: Margaret Matlock, Jimmy Mitchell (Betty), Lula Bell Harrington, Doris Keever (Lanny), Martha Rogers, Steve Mitchell (Carol), daughter in law Barbara Pennell Mitchell, sixteen grandchildren, along with a number of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

A visitation for Marlow will be held Monday April 24, 2023, at Liledoun Baptist Church from 11:00 am to 11:45 am. The funeral service will be held on Monday April 24, 2023, at Liledoun Baptist Church at 12:00 pm. Rev. Steve Dagenhart and Rev. Jason Payne will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Military rites will be provided by DAV Ch. 84. And Ch. 6.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National MS Society at PO Box 91891 Washington DC, 20090-1891, Carolina Caring at 3975 Robinson Rd Building 3, Suite A, Newton, NC 28658, or DAV ch. 84 at 582 Carrigan Rd, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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