Kathy Mitchell, 65 of Fordyce died Thursday January 12, 2017. Born April 9, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Buck Tompkins and Erma Kelly Frizzell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Mitchell. She is survived by her son, Michael Mitchell (Jennifer) of Fordyce; her daughter, Mindy Carrington of Benton; five grandchildren Holly Mitchell, Autumn Mitchell, April Mitchell, Katie Doherty, Jennifer Carrington; two great-grandchildren, Michael Eli Mitchell and Kyler Lee Carrington. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Smith Chapel Church of God with Rev. Shane Mathews officiating. Burial will follow at Graves Cemetery. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net.