Patricia Ann Mitchell, “Pat,” 68, passed away on Oct. 10, 2019, in Fort Worth. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Greater Faith Community Church located at 417 Wesley. Visitation will also be held at the church from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.
On Feb. 13, 1951 Patricia Ann Mitchell was born to Marion Earl and Mildred Augusta Mitchell. Patricia was born in Dallas and raised in Brownwood. Marion and Mildred later divorce leaving Mildred to raise Patricia and her older sister Marian Mitchell by herself.
Patricia was raised in a God-fearing home and attended A.M.E every Sunday where she was a member. Patricia work for MHMR for many years in Brownwood, and also was a licensed occupational and physical therapist. She later met a man named Charles Ray Mitchell Sr. in 1965 and was together as man and wife until 1982. While together they shared five children: Earnesta Mitchell, Marisha Mitchell, Charles Ray Mitchell Jr., Tyrone Mitchell, and April Mitchell. They later divorced in 1982 and Patricia relocated to Los Angeles, California to make a better life for her children. She later decided to move to Bakersfield, California to be closer to her father.
Patricia enjoyed helping people and for many years she worked as a in home care provider. Everyone who ever met Patricia loved her and she was known as Pat by her friends and family. Some would even call her Triple P. For those who knew her knew exactly what she would say after asking her what that name meant! Everyone can vouch there was never a dull moment when she was around, and she was guaranteed to make you laugh. She would tell you that her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren. She was known as "Granny" to her grands and great-grandchildren and held a very special place in each of their lives. Patricia shared a 22-year bond with her better half Edward Scott. The two resided in San Antonio.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Marion and Mildred Mitchell; one son, Charles Ray Mitchell Jr. one aunt, Jewel Williams; four grandchildren, Darius Walker, Tahj Walker, Shadow Walker, Preston Mitchell; and both grandparents on each side.
She leaves to cherish her memories her daughters, Earnesta Mitchell Fuller and husband Alonzo D. Fuller Sr. of Brownwood, Marisha Mitchell Walker and husband Anthony Walker Sr.; son, Tyrone Mitchell Sr. and wife Katina Mitchell of Bakersfield, California; stepdaughters, April Mitchell Joseph and husband Emmanuel Joseph, Edwina Scott and LaToya Scott; one sister, Marian Mitchell Thomas; two stepsisters, Patricia Wright and husband Kevin Wright, and Linda Dickerson; two brothers, William Bracy and Michael L. Jackson and Genvieve Jackson of Dallas; nephew, Michael L. Thomas and Amy Thomas of Brownwood; last but not least a very special grandson whom she raised as her own and held a very special place in her heart, Dominic Mitchell; the love of her life, Edward Scott; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, and many friends.
Online condolences may be made at www.brownwoodfuneralhome.net.