Funeral service for Max Lamar Mitchell, Sr.,age 72 of Shelbyville, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at Doak-Howell Funeral Home in Shelbyville, Tenn., with Brother Jim Highland officiating. Burial will follow in the Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Mitchell died Monday April 23, 2007 at Vanderbilt Medical Center after an extended illness.

A native of Cobb County, Georgia, he was the son of the late Arthur Dennis & Ethel Pearl Booth Mitchell. Before his retirement he was a salesman of horse tack and equipment, first at World Champion and later at the Walking Horse Supply and was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mary Anna Mitchell of Shelbyville, Tenn.,son Lamar Mitchell Jr. Of Shelbyville, Tenn., Brother; Marvin Mitchell of Cartersville, Georgia & Opal Hartsfield of Snellville, Georgia.


Preceded in death by a bother Adrian Mitchell

Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.