Norman Mitchell, 82, of Chuckey, passed away Monday at his home.

Norman served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Bowmantown Baptist Church.

Norman was an agriculture teacher in the Greene and Sullivan Counties. He loved farming.

He is survived by his wife: Helen Mitchell; a son: Matt Mitchell of Nashville; a brother and sister-in-law: Ronnie and Marilyn Mitchell of Illinois; a sister: Vicki Messer of Chattanooga; his stepfather: James Milsaps of Chattanooga; and a special niece: Carolyn Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his father: Leonard Mitchell; and his mother: Dorothy Milsaps.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, Afton chapel. The funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. in Jeffers Afton Chapel with the Rev. Herman Hood officiating.

Interment will be in Graceland Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be friends.

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