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Jesse "JC" Clark Mitchell
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Obituary for Jesse "JC" Clark Mitchell

Jesse (JC) Clark Mitchell, 70 years of age of Paynesville, WV went to his Heavenly home, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Pikeville Medical Center. Born January 16, 1948 he was the son of the late Charlie Mitchell and Lou Eve Cooper Blankenship.

“JC” loved sitting outside on the swing and spending time with his dog Daisy. He was a well devoted family man, who thought the world of his family.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father Ersel Blankenship, four brothers, Ray Johnson, James “Duckey” Johnson, Uluis Johnson and Charlie “June Bug” Mitchell; and one sister Frances Blankenship.

Those left to cherish his memories include his honorary daughters, Hope Blankenship and Eve (Shawn) Vance both of Paynesville, WV; sisters Betty Blankenship of Galax, VA, Florine Stacy and Judy (Chris) Wolford both of Grundy, VA, Elsie (Randall) Matney of Panther, WV, Rose (Lewis) Lester of Paynesville, WV; brothers Ersel “Hot Rod” (Linda) Blankenship, Everett “Bo” (Millie) Blankenship of Paynesville, WV, Johnny (Annie) Blankenship of Paynesville, WV.

He is also survived by his three Angels and loves of his life Lucas Vance, Levi Vance and Tinleigh Blankenship, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family.

Funeral service for Jesse (JC) Clark Mitchell will be conducted Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the residence of Rose Lester on Panther Ridge Road, 43 Kensington Road in Paynesville, WV with Pastor Charlie Johnson and Pastor Nancy Blevins officiating. Burial will follow in the Blankenship Cemetery on Panther Ridge Road in Paynesville, WV.

Active pallbearers will be his family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Rose Lester residence Saturday, July 21st after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to

The family of Jesse (JC) Clark Mitchell have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.

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6:00 PM
Rose Lester Residence

Panther Ridge Road
43 Kensington Road
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Funeral Service




2:00 PM
Rose Lester Residence

Panther Ridge Road
43 Kensington Road
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Cemetery Details


Blankenship Cemetery State Line #1

Stateline Ridge #1
Paynesville, WV


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