Mrs. Judith "Judy" Green Mitchell, 82 of Quitman passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at South Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Mitchell was born April 2, 1938 in Jacksonville FL to the late Oscar & Annie Newsome Green. She graduated from Suwanne High School Live Oak, FL and attended Thomas College; Thomasville, GA.. She was co-owner of Quitman Printing for 50 years and a member of Quitman First Baptist Church where she served as organist and pianist, Sunday School teacher, and choir member. Mrs. Mitchell enjoyed outdoors, such as camping, fishing, tennis, swimming, loved the Trojans and was a Seminole fan. Later in life her hobbies included spending time with her family, attending church, and going out to eat, especially Sonny's, her favorite restaurant to get her favorite meal chicken and ribs. Some of her other special hobbys were meeting her friends every Friday at the Royal Cafe. The family would like to pay special recognition to all her close friends.
Survivors include her daughters, LuAnn Kelly of Quitman, and Brendy (Charles) Williamson of Quitman; grandchildren, Stacy Ann McDonald (Michael Deriso) of Quitman, Brandon Ray (Mimi) Mitchell of Americus,GA., Justin Mitchell of Gainesville, FL, Jenna (Mitch) Clabeaux of Destin, FL; great grandchildren, Nate Kearce, Kaylin Kearce, and Brandon Ray Mitchell, Jr; brother; Ronald (Aggie) Green of Live Oak, FL; several nieces and nephews; special nephew, Dale Green McCullers (Nell); and her wonderful daughter in law, Rhonda Mitchell. Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Jesse Ray Mitchell; son, Jimmy Ray Mitchell; and one sister, Jackie Kirby.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Quitman First Baptist Church with Grandson Brandon Mitchell, Nephew Dale McCullers, and Rev. Steve Shierling officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Maxwell-Purvis Funeral Home.
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