Mr. Reggie Leo Mizell, age 66 of Douglas, Ga., formerly of Atkinson County, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, at his home following an extended illness. A native of Coffee County, Mr. Mizell was born, July 7, 1955, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo “Skeet” and Delouise Carver Mizell. Throughout his years of living in the Coffee and Atkinson County areas, Mr. Mizell worked in the mobile home industry, also with Wal-Mart, and served as a Deputy for the Atkinson County Sheriff’s Office. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and was preceded in death by his parents.
Son: Brett Mizell and wife Candace of Axson, Ga.
Sister: Deleta Eddings of Moultrie, Ga.
2 grandchildren, 1 nephew and 2 nieces also survive.
Funeral Services for Mr. Mizell were held Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Pearson, Ga. with Bishop Michael Jackson and Elder John Keanon officiating. Opening prayer was given by Bro. Virgil Bennett with the eulogy provided by Elder Stevie Sirmans and Bro. Milton Jewell offered the closing prayer. Special musical selections included “I Need Thee Every Hour” and “God Be With You Till We Meet Again” rendered by the congregation accompanied by Sis. Tonya Cecil at the piano, who also provided soft music for the Prelude and Postlude. The interment followed in Little Utah Cemetery in Axson, Ga. with dedication of the grave given by Bishop Michael Jackson.
Serving as active pallbearers were: Helamon Morris, Neil Roberts, Silas Lott, Virgil Bennett, Lester Cribbs and Roy Lee Hardee.
Relihan Funeral Home in Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.