Larry Morris Mitchell, MD

Born in Magee, Mississippi on January 27, 1935

Departed on March 12, 2019 and resided in Franklin, Tennessee

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Larry Morris Mitchell, MD of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center; he was 84 years old.

Dr. Mitchell was a very accomplished man; an avid outdoorsman, golfer, skilled Finger Picker Guitar Player, and Animal lover (especially horses, dogs, ducks, and turkeys). He had two dogs that won the Grand National Field Trial Championships in 1978 and 2005. His family describes him as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and a devout Christian.

Preceded in death by his son Hunter Mitchell, he is survived by his wife of 38 years, Cathey Mitchell; son Jay Mitchell (Katie); daughter, Reed Mitchell; son, Morris Mitchell; son, Gray Mitchell (Kelsey); grandchildren, Taylor, Ali, Julia, Emma, Eleanor, Marian, and Charlotte; and brother, John Mac Mitchell.

A Celebration of Life will be held this weekend in Franklin.

4 Comments to Larry Morris Mitchell, MD

  1. Cathye Hancock
    March 18, 2019 8:07 am

    -Cathey and family
    So sorry for
    Your loss. Thoughts and prayers with you.

  2. Rosann
    March 19, 2019 9:13 am

    Dear Cathey,
    I’m so very sorry for your loss! Take good care of yourself! ❤️Rosann

  3. Katie Haltom
    March 20, 2019 11:09 am

    Dear Cathey,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your husband, Larry. From reading his obituary, he had an incredibly full life and
    I am sure he will be missed by so many people. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
    Love to you and your family,

    March 20, 2019 8:37 pm

    Oh, Cathey, I am SO SORRY to hear about your loss. May God’s love and all your fond memories of your joyful times together bring you comfort during this difficult time. Many uplifting thoughts and prayers are coming your way.
    Much love,
    Marie Brunette McKirnan

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