Dorothy B. Mitchell

Published 10:24 am Wednesday, November 7, 2018

ROCKY MOUNT, NC – On Saturday, November 5, 2018, Dorothy “Dot” Bazemore Mitchell, loving mother of two children and grandmother of five children, passed away at the age of 84.

She was born May 8, 1934 in Bertie County. She was the daughter of Gertrude Jones Bazemore and Clyde Bazemore, both deceased. Dot graduated from Lewiston-Woodville High School and attended East Carolina University. She retired from Centura Bank, where she spent 48 dedicated years of her career.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter, Jennifer Pleasants and husband Johnny Pleasants of Siler


City, NC; her son, Neal Mitchell and wife Renee Mitchell of Rocky Mount, NC; and her five grandchildren, Meredith-Leigh, John, and Madison Pleasants, and Christopher and Chelsea Mitchell.

She was predeceased by her husband, Rudolph Neal Mitchell Jr., and sister, Margaret Harmon Holloman.

Dot left a meaningful influence on the lives of many. Her joyful presence, kindness, and resilient determination will not be forgotten.

Her funeral took place at Englewood Baptist Church on Tuesday, November 6. Burial followed at Rocky Mount Memorial Park.

Arrangements entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting