Funeral service for Myron Green Mitchell, age 92, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Murray – Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Jeff Tiemeyer officiating. Interment will follow at Mahoney Cemetery with Matt Mitchell, Rick Orr, Brandon Mitchell, Mitch Orr, Ryen Orr and Brenden Fink serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Monday, September 28, 2020 from 6 to 8 P. M at Murray Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Mitchell passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Sunny Springs Nursing Home.
Myron was born November 25, 1927 in Perryville, Arkansas to William “Bill” Earl Mitchell and Agnes Lillian (Thedford) Mitchell. He married Mary Nathline Brumfield in Hopkins County on February 15, 1947. Myron was a Veteran and served in the United States Air force. After leaving the Air Force he was employed at Bell Helicopter as a mechanic during WWII, and retired as a long haul truck driver after 40 years. He was a member of the Crockett Road Church of Christ, a 32nd Mason of the Masonic Lodge in Sulphur Springs and joined Hella Shriner. Once he retired he enjoyed traveling and seeing the country with his family..
Myron was known for his contagious smile, big hugs and his love for life. His mission in life was to make you smile, be happy, don’t worry, enjoy every day and always trust that God would take care of everything.
He is survived by his sons; Mike Mitchell and wife Linda of Sulphur Springs, and Marc Mitchell of Sulphur Springs, daughter; Marsha Kay Orr and husband Rickey of Sulphur Springs, grandchildren; Brandon Mitchell of Sulphur Springs, Rick Orr and wife Katy of Austin, Mindy Fink of Sulphur Springs, Mitch Orr and wife Jennifer of Pflugerville, Matt Mitchell and wife Jamie of Sulphur Springs, Great Grandchildren; Kate and Sydney Mitchell of Sulphur Springs, Olivia and Julia Orr of Austin, Brianna Wilson and husband Ryan, of Sulphur Springs, Brenden and Braxton Fink of Sulphur Springs, Ryen, Riley and Jayley Orr of Pflugerville, Kaden, Marshall and Maebry Mitchell of Sulphur Springs. Nephews; Don Voss and wife Katy of Mahoney, Tommy Mitchell of Dallas, Nieces; Pam Silva of Dallas, Debbie Burke and husband Rob, of Mahoney and Jackie Thornton of Florida, and loved by many great nieces and nephews.
Myron was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary N. Brumfield, brothers, Aaron Mitchell and George Mitchell, sister, Louise Voss and grandson Jody Mitchell.