Enoch Mitchell, Jr., 66, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at home under the excellent care of Advantage Hospice surrounded by his loving family.
He was a native of Savannah, GA and was a member of the 1964 graduating class of Sol C. Johnson High School. He attended Savannah State College. Enoch served in the US Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He retired from the Savannah Sugar Refinery after twenty two years of service. He was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church but later moved his membership to St. Anthony Padua which is now Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church. As a member of the church he was active in the Holy Name Society, Sons of Resurrection, on the Parish Council, in the Gospel Choir, and a member of the Merger Committee. Enoch was a member of Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons Chapter 258. As a 33rd Degree Mason, he was a member of Hilton Lodge #2. As a member of District #1, he served in many capacities which included: District Deputy, Assistant District Deputy, District Patron, and Associate Patron. He also served as the Worthy Patron for Chapter 258 #117. Enoch also served as District Associate Chapter #489. He was also a Shriner and was a member of Omar Temple #21 where he served as the Past Master for Hill Lodge #2. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Enoch, Sr. and Mary Mitchell; brother, Charles Mitchell; three sisters, Barbara Blake, Helen Fields, and Janice Mitchell; and sister-in-law, Ernestine Green.
He leaves to cherish his memories: Pearlene Palmer Mitchell; three daughters, Tiffany Coles (Vincent), Lestra Bradham, and Asa Green; two grandchildren, Victoria Coles and Elija Coles; brother, All Mitchell (Donie); three sisters, Carolyn Warner (Robert), Catherine Mitchell, and Veronica Kinlaw (Joseph); mother and father-in-law, Ernest and Edith Palmer; brothers-in-law, Willie Palmer (Dorothy), Jimmy Palmer (Shirley), Joseph Palmer (Jackie), and Lamar Palmer (Linda), Charles Green; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 13, 2012 at the church.
Funeral Mass service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church, 112 Fell Street, Father Robert Chaney, Officiating. Interment, Magnolia Memorial Gardens.