Morris E. Mitchell
VERSAILLES - Morris E. Mitchell, 90, husband of 63 years to Emma L. Mitchell, died Jan 12, 2017. Born Jan 18, 1926 in McCracken County, KY, he was the son of the late Evender and Elsie Langston Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Chevron Oil after 35 years of service. He was a former member of the Lexington Rotary Club where he was named 1995 Rotarian of the Year. He served as an elder for many years in the Presbyterian Church and had been a member of Pisgah Presbyterian Church since 1973, where he served as Clerk of the Session. Survivors other than his wife include two children, David K. Mitchell and Judy (Mike) Cooper; five grandchildren, Emily Mitchell, Robert (Katie) Mitchell, Madeline Mitchell, Mitchell Cooper and Ann Louise Cooper; and two great-grandchildren, Archie and Felix Mitchell. Funeral services will be held 11am Mon, Jan 16, at Pisgah Presbyterian Church, 710 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383 by Rev. Mary Reed. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Abe Fosson, Frank Hardesty, Hal Kirkley, and Smith Mitchell. Visitation will be held 3-6pm Sun, Jan 15 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 3421 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40513. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr, Lexington, KY 40504 or Pisgah Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund.
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