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Gary Lynn Mitchell

June 28, 1955 ~ July 21, 2020 (age 65)


Gary Lynn Mitchell, 65, of Greeneville, passed away Tuesday afternoon at Holston Valley Medical Center.

He retired from Signature Healthcare Center and was a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. In recent years, he attended Lord’s Tabernacle. He enjoyed southern Gospel music, he loved his family, especially his nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews, who he would always ask about.

Survivors include two sisters and one brother-in-law: Linda and Gary Compton, Kay Laws; nieces and nephews: Gary (Marcey) Compton II, Chris (Stacie) Compton, Holly (Nick) Bailey, Danielle (Jason) Rush, Jennifer (Jason) Hensley; great-nieces and great-nephews: Collin, Noah, Addison Compton, Hannah and Kaylee Compton, Carley and Caroline Bailey, Hayden and Brock Rush, Daniel and Lexi Hensley; special neighbors: Betty, Ben, Ricky, Carl, Larry; special friend: Harley Greene; several special cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Don and Nancy Mauk Mitchell; brother: Donnie Mitchell; grandmothers: Agnes Mauk and Ida Mitchell; brother-in-law: Danny Laws; great-niece: Caylen Bailey.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there will be no visitation. A private funeral service will be held at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. John Buchanan officiating. Interment will be in Liberty Cemetery. The private service will be live streamed at 2 p.m. Friday on the Liberty Freewill Baptist Church’s Facebook page for anyone who would like to share in this service.

Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews. Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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