May 4, 1919 ~ May 4, 2012


Resided in: Asheville, NC

Madelon Dotson Mitchell, 93, of Asheville, died on Friday, May 4, 2012, at the John F. Keever Solace Center. A Buncombe Co. native, Mrs. Mitchell was a daughter of the late Albert and Myrtle Henderson Young. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Kelly W. Dotson, and second husband, Zethar Mitchell. Mrs. Mitchell was a member of Gashes Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Alice Burrell and husband Jimmy, of Pittsburgh, PA; sister, Geneva Sayles, of Gatlinburg, TN; brothers, William Young and wife Mildred, of Asheville, and Robert Young and wife Jane, of Pigeon Forge, TN; three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. A funeral service for Mrs. Mitchell will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at Gashes Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Ed Jennings and Stanley Dotson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Rd. Memorials may be made to Gashes Creek Baptist Church, 308 Gashes Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28803.

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  1. Alice, please know that we are sorry for the loss of your Mom. We will keep you in our prayers and may God be with you.

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  2. Alice,

    Your Mother was a beautiful, special person We will miss her so much. I am sure your loving care these past two years brought her much happiness.

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  3. Dear Alice & family, I just want you to know how very special Madelon was to me throughout our whole lives. She and I shared schoolhood memories,adult memories, and right up until her death– memories. I am not sure I will be able to attend the funeral since I am not well myself, but always know I will never forget her, or you, and you will be in my prayers always. May God fill you with His love and grace during these hard times.

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  4. Alice and family, Jerry and I are so sorry for your loss. I loved your mom so much. She was a special and unique lady. We shared a lot of happy times and I loved to hear her pray She was so humble in her prayers. You were a faithful daughter. God bless all of you in the days ahead!

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  5. Madelon was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met. I grew up on Wentworth and loved walking down to her house to visit and help her string beans. I will never forget her. So very sorry for your loss.

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  6. Many years ago, I worked with Madelon at Farnam Mfg. I thought she was a friendly and classy lady. I have fond memories of her. My condolences to her family.

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