Surrounded by her loving family, Bertie Mae Mitchell, age 73, went to be with her Lord Tuesday morning, October 25, 2022, after a long courageous battle with diabetes.
A Celebration of Life honoring Bertie will be held from 11am – 1pm, Saturday, November 5, 2022, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 304 Sibley St. Benton, Louisiana. All who knew Bertie are welcome to attend.
Bertie Mae Patterson Mitchell was born on August 21, 1949, in Shreveport, Louisiana. She worked in the medical billing industry for over 20 years. Bertie was a loving and caring person, always giving her time to others and lived her life through kindness, patience, and modesty. She loved to cook, sew, and spend time with her family and was an active member in her church community. Bertie never met a stranger and was beloved by all who knew her. She could spark a conversation with anyone at any time and loved to witness to others about her faith. She had a strong will for life, with great determination and endurance to bear all obstacles that came her way.
Bertie’s life revolved around her family. She was devoted to her husband and loved her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly. They brought much joy and happiness to her world.
Bertie was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Vera Bell Patterson, sister Patsy Wheeler, brothers Johnny and Jimmy Patterson, and great-granddaughters Aubrey Denise and Avery Grace.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 30 years, Paul Mitchell Sr.; her daughters Kim Johnson, husband Johnny, and Kelly Beavers, husband Steven; stepchildren Paul Mitchell Jr., wife Ashley, and Margie Rivers, husband Roger; brother Claude Patterson; grandchildren, Ashley Jones, Jeremy, wife Haley, and Tyler Holder, Peyton and (her birthday twin) Lainee Beavers, Sharla Morse, and husband Justin, Jacob and Chad Mitchell, Jessica Culbertson, Hannah, Livvie, and Hunter Mitchell; and eighteen precious great grandchildren including Isaiah, Gabriel, Jr., Kylee Mae, Brayleigh, Andrew, Autumn, Violet, one coming in March and another in May.
Go rest high momma and maybe let Jesus get a word in from time to time. We love you and miss you greatly!