Shawn “Chunk” Mitchell


Shawn “Chunk” Mitchell

33, Columbia


Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Colonial Funeral Home for Shawn “Chunk” Mitchell, 33, of Columbia, who died on Friday, Jan. 4 in Hattiesburg. Burial followed in Hurricane Creek Cemetery. Rev. Kenny Peavy officiated at the services. Visitation was held from noon until the time of the services on Thursday, Jan. 10 at Colonial Funeral Home.


A longtime resident of Columbia, he was a butcher with Meat Masters and an umpire in youth sports at Dean Griner. He was an avid fisherman and loved all sports. He was a wonderful father, who valued his children and life. He was of the Baptist faith.


Survivors include his daughters, Emma Mitchell and Marlee June Mitchell; stepdaughter, Allison Finley; stepson, Carson Finley; parents, Fred and Beth Mitchell; a brother, D.B. Mitchell (Jordan), and niece, Oaklyn Mitchell.


Pallbearers were Deric Hobgood, David Hobgood, Lamar Hobgood, Stevie Hobgood, Walker Hobgood, Trey Hobgood, Christopher Elliott and Josh Haney.


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Colonial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.




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