Funeral services announced for Rev. Dr. Bennie Mitchell

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Visitation services and funeral arrangements have been announced for Rev. Dr. Bennie Mitchell. Dr. Mitchell passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1 while at home.

Visitation services will be held on Friday, Feb. 4 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m at Connor's Temple Baptist Church ay 509 West Gwinnett Street. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 1:00 p.m. at Jonesville Baptist Church on Montgomery Street.

Dr. Mitchell is considered to be a longtime community and political leader dating all the way back to 1974, when he was first called to pastor the West Gwinnett Street church and joined the Savannah Baptist Minister's Union's Political Action Committee (PAC).

Contributions to the family can be made at the Con-Ed Family Resource Center at 714 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

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