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Rahamy Arden Mitchell

Rahamy Arden Mitchell
Funeral services for Rahamy Arden Mitchell, 38, of Bonham will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Key Memorial United Methodist Church in Sherman. Rev. Albert Fisher of the church will officiate. He will be laid to rest at Akers Cemetery with Military Honors and Law Enforcement Color Guard Honors accorded at graveside. The family and friends will return to the church after the service to fellowship. Arrangements are under direction of Dannel Funeral Home of Sherman.
Deputy Mitchell died in the line of duty early Sunday morning, Jan. 7, 2007 in Fannin County. Mr. Mitchell was born Jan. 14, 1968 in Sherman, Tex., the son of John Mitchell and Judith Little Mitchell Morris. He was a graduate of Sherman High School where he excelled at football and always had time to mentor to younger players.
Upon graduation, Rahamy served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He was employed with Presco for 10 years before becoming a member of law enforcement as a jailer.  In 2002 he became a field patrol deputy for Fannin County. He was to be promoted to Investigator in the near future. He was preceded in death by his mother, Judith Morris in 2002 and his grandfather, Woodrow Little. He is survived by his son, Kiefer Woodrow Mitchell of Sherman; his father, John Mitchell of Beaumont, CA.; grandmother, Billie Little of Bonham; sisters, Jamie Morris of Denison, Krista Howes of California, Amanda Holcomb and husband, Kevin, Kelli Elmore, Sondra Arnold, Amber Horton, Gracie; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Dannel Funeral Home. Pallbearers for Deputy Mitchell will be Kevin Verner, Rick Landeros, George Robinson, Greg Garrison, Tracy Foster and Terry Clark. If desired, memorials may be made to the Kiefer Mitchell Benefit Fund c/o American Bank of Texas, 2011 Texoma Parkway, Sherman, Tex. 75090 or any branch, or Bonham State Bank.
obituary from Elaine Bay


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