Jesse A. Mitchell

Published 3:32 pm Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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AHOSKIE – Jesse Adrian Mitchell, age 83, passed away on January 31, 2023 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Mitchell was born in Nash County, NC on October 15, 1939 to Theodore Barber and Joseph Christine Mitchell. Adrian was a Vietnam Army Veteran, and retired from the Army National Guard. His civilian career was a Draftsman for Carolina Telephone & Telegraph. In his younger years, Adrian enjoyed golfing, and antique cars. In his later years he enjoyed RV’ing with his wife. He was a devoted member of Mercy Church and was an active member as long as his health permitted. Adrian was a kind, gentle man and will be missed by all who knew him.

Besides his parents, Adrian was preceded in death by his sister, Sue Mitchell Walker, and step mother, Adeline Mitchell.

Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife, Rosalyn M. Mitchell; a son, Patrick (Brandi) Mitchell of Wilson, NC; and daughter, Robin Hall (Earl) Jones of Aulander, NC.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 3, 2023, from 1-2 p.m. at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with the celebration of life service to follow at 2 p.m. on Friday with Rev. Ray Faircloth, Sr., Rev. Ray Faircloth Jr., and Rev. Casey Fleet. Burial will be in Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675-8516; or you may donate online by visiting /search; type Adrian Mitchell.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Mitchell family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting