Evelyn Estelle Mitchell

Evelyn Estelle Mitchell, 80, of Belah, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 in LaSalle Nursing Home after a brief illness. She was born September 12, 1937 to the union of her parents, Burley and Roberta Tarver Corley. Evelyn was a devoted church worker and a devoted Christian. She was a member of the McVay Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, and spending time with her beloved family. Mrs. Mitchell was a dispatcher for the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Department and Pineville Police Department for many years. Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 27, in the chapel of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home of Jena with Jerry Cole, Kendal Price and Randy Ray officiating. Interment followed in the Belah Cemetery under direction of Kinner and Stevens, Inc. of Jena. She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Matthew Corley, Verla Stringer, and Lewis Corley; and a special niece, Robin Slack. Those left to cherish her memory and mourn her loss are her husband, Dale Mitchell of Belah; a son, Tim Mitchell and wife Theresa; her sisters, Verna Appleby and husband Bill, Linda Nolker, and Bess Slack; a brother, Harold Corley and wife Nelda; two grandchildren, Cody Mitchell and Mathew Mitchell; and two great-grandchildren, Nate Mitchell and Addi Mitchell. Pallbearers were Don Weatherford, Keith McLain, Brian Brodnax, Phillip Tarver, Mark Mitchell and Gary Stringer. Honorary pallbearers will be officers of the Pineville Police Department.

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