Zelma Mae Mitchell, 88, of Newark died Tuesday, March 18, 2003, in Jonesboro. Born in Cord, she was a homemaker.
Survivors include four sons, Billy Mitchell of California, Kenneth Mitchell of Van Buren, Jimmy Mitchell of Leachville and Marion Mitchell of Lynn; two daughters, Eulaia Brock of Tuckerman and Lois Mitchell; a brother, Troy Jones of Cord; a sister, Virginia Tharp of Tuckerman; and several grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Mitchell; and her parents, J.W. and Cora Wadley Jones.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Friday at cord Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Mitchell officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery at Cord under the direction of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.