Gladys Young Mitchell

Gladys Young Mitchell

Dec 27th, 1932 - Mar 7th, 2021
  • Birth Date: Dec 27, 1932
  • Death Date: Mar 7, 2021
  • Funeral Date: Mar 13, 2021
  • Location: Owens Funeral Home Chapel
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Biography: Gladys Young Mitchell, 88 passed away peacefully on Sunday March 7, 2021 at her home in the Bronx, New York with her family by her side.  She was born December 27, 1932 in Colleton County, SC to Carrie Bell and Herbert Wilkey. 
She completed High School in Colleton County and completed her college at Lehman College, Bronx New York.  She married the love of her life, Willie Mitchell Jr. on February 5, 1963 in Walterboro SC.
She worked for the Board of Education as a School Safety Agent for 28 years.  She retired October 8, 2002.  She has outstanding awards for all she has done for the community.  Thirty years of service with the Board of Education. Gladys had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way.  She helped change many lives. 
She is survived by her Husband Willie, Daughters: Regina and Vida, Sons: Robert Jr., Lawrence, Bernard, Malik, and Lionel, Sisters: Cookie and Faye, Brothers: Herbert and Harvey, Brother-in-law: Charles, Son-in-Laws: Robert and Rasheed, Daughter-in-law: Adrianne, and many grandchildren, greatgrands, nieces, nephews and cousins.


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