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Sumpter Mitchell Jr.

ROCK HILL -- Mr. Sumpter Mitchell Jr., 65, of 1167 Constitutional Park Blvd., died Oct. 23, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center.

He was born March 2, 1943, in York County to Mattie Jane Simpson and the late Sumpter Mitchell Sr. He attended Emmett Scott High School. He was a member of Pineville AME Zion Church and served as a Trustee and choir leader.

He leaves to cherish his memories wife, Nellie R. Mitchell of the home; son, Sumpter Mitchell III and Christopher D. Mitchell, both of Charlotte, N.C.; daughters, Angela D. Mitchell of Wallingford, Pa., and Shelia "Lee" MItchell of Roosevelt, N.Y.; sisters, Lucille M. Sanders and Mary Mitchell, both of York and Jannetta Mitchell and Diane Haile, both of Rock Hill; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at Parker Funeral Home. The funeral will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Pineville AME Zion Church, with Dr. Alton Pergues officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Parker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.