Reba Marcelle Mitcham

Reba Marcelle Mitcham, 92, of Houston, TX, passed from this life on Sunday, April 28, 2019.


Reba was born December 4, 1926 in Merryville, LA to Robert Jackson Mitcham and Martha Francis Hendrix Mitcham. She received her nursing degree from Baptist Hospital in Alexandria, LA in 1947. She was a member of the US Army Nurses Corp and worked as a RN for 50 years before retiring from Saint Francis Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, LA, after 18 years there.


Those left to cherish her memory are nephew, Robert Ernest Mitcham and wife Mary McMahon Mitcham of Trinity, TX, their children, Ginger Mitcham Patel, husband Neel and daughter Pearl of Houston, TX; Andrew Mitcham, wife Michelle and their children, Allie and Jane of Jersey Village, TX; Patrick Lee Mitcham of Houston, TX; great nephew, Bobby Arvello, wife Susie and their son, Sam of Odessa, TX.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Jackson and Martha Francis Hendrix Mitcham; brothers, John Leggete Mitcham and wife, Blanche Lee Mitcham, Robert Lee Mitcham and wife Helen Bertha Heisch Mitcham; niece, Martha Helen Mitcham Arvello and husband Sam Arvello.


Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM.  Dr. Brooks will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Merryville Cemetery in Merryville, LA.

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