Mr. James Morgan Mitchell, age 92 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 in Mena.
He was born in Sandborn, Indiana on February 11, 1924 to the late Burt Mitchell and the late May Greene Mitchell. He was married to Karen Kussman Knight Mitchell and worked in electronic technology for IBM by profession. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jim stayed busy for over 50 years helping others love the Bible as he did. He also loved gardening and playing pinochle with family and friends. Just as he helped many others learn about the paradise earth under God’s Kingdom, he looked forward to that wonderful hope. Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend to all who knew him. Jim will be dearly missed by all.
Jim is survived by, wife, Karen Knight Mitchell of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Renee Peterson; grandchildren, Jessica McFarlen of Rochester, Minnesota, Roger Saulsbury of Mena, Arkansas, Justin Peterson of Rochester, Minnesota and Devon Peterson of Rochester, Minnesota; great-
grandchildren, Tristan and Casey McFarlen, Ava and Kaelyn Peterson, Audrey Peterson, Krystal Saulsbury and Kyle Saulsbury.
He was preceded in death by, his parents, Burt and May Mitchell and step-daughter, Judith Saulsbury.
Memorial service will be Sunday, March 13, 2016, 2:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Mena, Arkansas. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley wood Funeral Home of Mena.