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Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home
Wednesday May 4th, 2016

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Rex A. Mitchell

Marion- Rex A. Mitchell, 59, of Marion, passed away at 7:56 AM, Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. Rex was born on April 6, 1956 in Herrin to James E. and Martha I. (Carpenter) Mitchell.  He married Evelyn Taylor on August 16, 1986 in Marion.  She survives of Marion. He formerly worked at Bowman’s Tire Mart and area restaurants.  Rex attended the Community Chapel in Marion and was a member of Storm Spotters.  He enjoyed listening to gospel music, listening to his many scanners and working on CB radios. Survivors include- Wife- Evelyn Mitchell of Marion Son- James A. Mitchell of Marion Step-Daughter- Sahara Smith of Marion Brothers- Michael Carpenter and James Mitchell Sisters- Linda Vaughn of Creal Springs and Rebecca Mitchell of Marion Several nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by his parents. The funeral service will be at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.  Rev. Don Colson will officiate.  Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9:00 Am until time of service, Tuesday at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion. Memorial donations are suggested to the family and will be accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home/ 800 N. Market St/ Marion, IL  62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.

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