Charolett Mitchell was born November 11, 1948 in Horatio, Arkansas, the daughter of JE and Naomi Stewart Chaffin. She left this life January 29, 2020. She married Donald Mitchell July 8, 1965 in Blossom, Texas. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday February 2, 2020 at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Bro. Mickey Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in Red Oak Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday 6 until 7 p.m.
Charolett was a loving wife and mother and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, cooking and pet rescue. She had a variety of jobs outside the home over the years, most recently as bookkeeper for the family trucking company.
She was a staff member at Sunriser Café where she was loved by fellow staff and many regular patrons. She also loved reminiscing and telling stories with weary travelers passing through.
Charolett had a gift for gab and was a good listener with anyone who needed an ear for any reason. She was always willing to help anyone down on their luck. She had an infectious personality that many found loving and funny, and on occasion, feisty, if she had an opposing point of view. She was loved by many and will be missed and remembered fondly by those who had the pleasure of being touched by her love.
She was preceded in death by her parents J E and Naomi Chaffin.
She is survived by her husband Donald of Chicota; daughters Tia Lynn Ainsworth and husband Damon, Kinya Mitchell; grandchildren Bailey Kate Hooten and husband Hunter, Caden Ainsworth, Donnie and Taylor Marando, Alex Gaudin, Nicholas Morando; sisters Ima Jean Rodriguez, Gailene Austin, and Glenda Clarkson.
Pallbearers will be: Donnie Marando, Caden Ainsworth, Shane Ross, Lance Whitener, Joey Copeland, and Hunter Hooten.