Florencie Mervyne Cannon Mitchell, age 86, of Grand Ridge, Florida passed away Monday, May 31, 2021 after a short illness. She was born May 18, 1935 in Grand Ridge to the late Simon Deloy Cannon and Ursula Durden Cannon.
Florencie was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist/Hillside Church in Grand Ridge. She retired from the Jackson County School Board as a bus driver. Florencie loved to garden and grow flowers, and was an avid reader.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Charlotte Ann Mitchell; two brothers, Dalton Deloy Cannon and Kyle Darine (Tommy) Cannon.
Florencie is survived by her husband, Zack Mitchell, Jr., together for 62 years; one daughter, Belinda Mitchell Miles and husband, Johnnie; two grandchildren, Myra Lindsey Miles and Beau Mitchell Miles of Grand Ridge; sister, Mellie Jane Cannon Morris of High Springs, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Pleasant Hill Baptist/Hillside Church in Grand Ridge with Rev. Dallas Ellis officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Friday, June 4, 2021 at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillside Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 549 Grand Ridge, FL 32442.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com