Funeral Services for Landon "Lance" Mitchell will be I held Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at DeKalb Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mike Hunter officiating. Burial will be held in Pinecrest Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Mitchell, 64, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in DeKalb. He was blessed to have a loving family and a host of friends. Lance was an avid sports fan and loved his Ole Miss Rebels. Before he became ill, he never missed a game. He was a member of DeKalb Presbyterian Church.

He is preceded in death by his father, Landon B. Mitchell; grandparents Henry and Carolyn Mitchell, S.M.  and Cora Thomasson.

He is survived by his mother, Cora "Knootsie''  Mitchell; :!fInts Helen Thomasson, Chaney Thomasson, Ramona Apple and Virginia Mitchell; uncle, LL "Bill" (Polly) Thomasson; numerous nieces and nephews and  his loving dog, Miss Annie.

Pallbearers will be Bob Apple, Billy Brown, Fred Burch, Billy Joe Hedgpath, Ronnie Mitchell, Jimmy Speaks and Sam Thomasson. Honorary pallbearers will be Homer Hall, Harry Russell and Joe Watson.

The family requests that memorials be made to Cancer Center Benevolent Fund or DeKalb Presbyterian Church.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. prior to services at the church.

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