Martha Strayhorn Mitchell

Published: Monday, November 11, 2013 at 02:09 PM.

Martha Strayhorn Mitchell, 82, of 901 Perrytown Road, New Bern, died on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

She was a member of Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church in the Perrytown community and was a retiree of Cherry Point.

Funeral will be noon Wednesday at Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church with the Rev. Godfrey Nelson officiating.

Burial will follow in the St. Paul MBA Cemetery.

She is survived by two sons, Gregory Mitchell of New Bern and Emmitt Mitchell Jr. of Fayetteville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.

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