The Norman Transcript

February 19, 2014

Walter Howard Mitchell

The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Walter Howard Mitchell, 30, of Norman, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Norman. He was born Dec. 29, 1983, in Seminole to Bobby Frank and Mary Jane (Sellers) Mitchell.

Walter was employed with ReRun Junction. He was treasurer of People First and involved in Among Friends, which he attended once a week. Walter enjoyed the outdoors, country music and attended several Special Olympic events. Walter liked to joke around, make people laugh and he was easy to get along with. He will be remembered by his family as a caring individual with a kind heart.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Frank Mitchell; and his foster brother, Shawn Potter.

Walter is survived by his mother, Mary Mitchell; his foster parents, Gary and Pam Linton; his three brothers, BJ, Kenneth and Justin; his three sisters, Mary, Mildred and Vivian; his two foster brothers, DJ and Phillip; his foster sister, Scotlyn; his many nieces and nephews; and his special friends, Sue and Steve Favors, Julie Little, Ann Gallagher and Carolyn Emery.

Visitation for Walter will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will 10 a.m. Thursday at the Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel, 3401 Havenbrook St. in Norman, with interment following at Independence Cemetery in Norman.

Arrangements for Walter and his family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

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Norman Transcript, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

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