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Carita Mitchell

February 18, 1944 — August 20, 2021

Funeral services for Carita S. Mitchell will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 11 am at Rocky Mount CMC. Burial will follow at Rocky Mount Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 am until 11 am. Carita was born on February 18, 1944 to William Foster Jennings and Vera Elizabeth Middleton Jennings in Marthaville, LA. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Joe Mitchell, Jr.; one daughter, Tina Gibson and husband David, of Marthaville; one son, Joel Mitchell and wife Suzette, of Marthaville; six grandchildren, Kasey Ensinger and husband Doug, of Florien; Logan Gibson and fiancé Analise, of Marthaville; Landon Mitchell, of Marthaville; Madeline Lester and husband Brenton, of Yuma, AZ; Summer Stiles and Dillion, of Stonewall, LA; and Joshua Hightower and Makayla, of Shreveport, LA; four adorable great-grandchildren, Raegan Ensinger and Kaiden Ensinger, of Florien; Kayden Stiles, of Stonewall; and Rylee Mitchell, of Natchitoches. She is also survived by two sisters, Sharon Goings and husband James “Blue”; Carmen Davis and husband Stanley; and two brothers, Dale Jennings and wife Betty; and Brian Jennings and wife Donna. She is preceded in death by her parents, W. F. “Foster” and Vera Jennings; and nephew Billy Jennings, of Loanoke, AR. Carita was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a long-time member of Rocky Mount Church in Robeline, LA where she played piano and taught Sunday school. She was a true prophet of God. She lived by Proverbs 31:26, "She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue". We are so grateful for the impact she made on many with her faith in The Lord. With that being said, Carita enjoyed God's creation by loving the outdoors, fishing, and traveling. Cooking was also one of her many passions. She was a firm believer in the interpretation of, "If you feed them, they will come". And that we did. Carita was selfless, and devoted most if not all of her time to help others. She truly enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Luke 1:45 states, "Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”. The Lord indeed fulfilled His righteous promises to her and we will rejoice evermore. The family would like to give a special thank you to Sue Sparish for her constant loving care of their mother. Thank you also goes out to Fresenius Dialysis Center, Lagniappe Home Health and Hospice of Natchitoches and Many. Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Eric Hassan, Billy Bonds, Scotty DuBois, Keith Poche, Homer Free Jr., and Jeremy Hassan. Honorary pallbearers will be Logan Gibson, Landon Mitchell, Joshua Hightower, David Gibson, Doug Ensinger, Brandon Jennings, Joey Powell, and Joseph Clevinger.
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Visitation

Saturday, September 4, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Rocky Mount Church

, Robeline, LA 71469

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Rocky Mount Church

, Robeline, LA 71469

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Burial

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Rocky Mount Cemetery

, Robeline, LA 71469

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