Mrs. Jessie (Tunnie) Logan Mitchell was born January 12, 1937 to the late LeAndrew (Coot) and Lennie Mae Logan of Autauga County.
She joined the Mt Sinai Baptist Church at an early age. After relocating to New York, she served as a faithful and dedicated member and deacon of The Master Presbyterian Church USA until returning to her home in Alabama of 1991.
Mrs. Tunnie began her early educational studies at the Mt Sinai Junior High School. Her career included a model in magazine covers and centerfolds, A winner of the Miss Black New York and West Indian Federation. Mrs. Mitchell worked as a State Trooper of New York State Office in the World Trade Center for 20 years.
On April 15, 2011 Mrs. Tunnie was severely injured during a tornado. She endured multiple surgeries for 2 1/2 years. She thanked God foe seeing her through her storm and recovery. During the tornado Mrs. Tunnie lost her beloved dog "Sir Barney".
She was a very active individual in the community. A lot of the citizens shall remember her fondly for her delicious Sweet Potato Pies and those mouth watering peach cobbler.
Mrs. Tunnie was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Alma (Wyatt) DeRamus and Myrtle B. Lucas.
She leaves to cherish her memories, one sister: Mrs. Estella (William) Johnson of Seffner, Florida, special nephews: James (Bobbie) Lucas of Spartanburg, South Carolina, Larry (Marilyn) Lucas and Michael (Charise) DeRamus of Montgomery, Alabama, and a host of other nieces, nephews and relatives too numerous to mention.
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