Douglas Theodore Mitchell

June 15, 1941 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Douglas Mitchell Obituary

Douglas Theodore Mitchell, Sr., 82 years old, of Opelika, Alabama, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024.

Doug was born on June 15, 1941, in Opelika, Alabama, to Ralph and Dot Mitchell. After Doug graduated from Opelika High School, he went on to further his education at Auburn University and Opelika Trade School. Additionally, he attended continuing education courses and classes in specialized areas of his various work fields.

Doug was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Dot Mitchell, and his wife of 56 years, Ann Garrett Mitchell. He is survived by his children Beverly Mitchell Marlett, Doug (Genna) Mitchell, Jr., and his grandchildren, Stephanie Marlett, Joey (Abbie) Marlett, Andrea M. (Bryan) Parrott, and Justin (Hayden) Mitchell.

Doug is also survived by two sisters, Joanne M. Scarbrough and Susan M. Henderson, brothers-in-law Ronnie (Corinne) Garrett and Dean (Sharee) Garrett, and sisters-in-law Sandra G. (Lonnie) Cole, Brenda G. Weldon, Linda G. (Chris) Davis, and Cynthia G. Orrick.

Services will be held at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home in Opelika. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 30, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Celebration of Life will be on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 2:00pm, in the chapel. Burial will follow in Garden Hills Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials can be made to the Barrel of Love Ministry at First Methodist Church, 702 Avenue A, Opelika, AL 36801.

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January 30, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Funeral Service
January 31, 2024

2:00 PM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801


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