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Obituary

Shirley Mitchell

Shirley Mitchell

REFLECTION OF LIFE

 

SHIRLEY MITCHELL WAS BORN DECEMBER 3, 1935 NEWARK, NEW JESERY.  SHE WAS BORN TO THE LATE WILLIAM AND REBECCA MITCHELL. SHE TRANSITIONED PEACEFULLY INTO THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD ON JUNE 30, 2021.

 

SHIRLEY RECEIVED HER PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION IN THE NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.  AFTER GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL, SHIRLEY STARTED HER CAREER WITH THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE AS A CLERK. WHILE WORKING, SHIRLEY’S THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE LEAD HER TO PERSUE HIGHER EDUCATION EARNING A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING FROM RUTGERS UNIVERSITY NEWARK, NEW JERSEY.  AFTER MANY PROMOTIONS, SHIRLEY CLIMBED THE CORPORATE LADDER TO RETIRE FROM THE IRS AS A REVENUE AGENT WHERE SHE SPENT OVER 40 YEARS OF SERVICE.

 

SHIRLEY WAS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE FIRST AIMS-IRS CHAPTER, AN ORGANIZATION THAT EMBODIED THE IMPROVEMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OF MINORIITIES TO BUILD STRONG FINANCIAL FUTURES. SHE TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY OVER MANY STATES ESTABLISHING CHAPTERS TO CONTINUE THIS LEGACY.  THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE WAS SHIRLEY’S FIRST AND ONLY JOB.

 

SHE WAS PROCEEDED IN DEATH BY RUTH HIGH, REVIES MITCHELL, YVONNE JACKSON AND GARY MITCHELL.

SHE LEAVES TO CHERISH HER MEMORY: ONE BROTHER DONALD MITCHELL

(DORIS MITCHELL, MEBANE, NC), NIECES, NEPHEWS AND A HOST OF FRIENDS.

 

SHIRLEY’S WITTY HUMOR WILL BE MISSED.                     

 

 

SORROWFULLY SUBMITTED,           

THE FAMILY.  

 

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