MADILL — Dexter Seth Mitchell, 69, of Madill, Oklahoma, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013, in Ardmore, Oklahoma. He was born on August 28, 1943, in Taft, California, to the late Seth Pershing Pitt and Juanita Alma Bush Pitt.
Dexter was raised in San Antonio, Texas, and later joined the United States Navy and Marines where he served for several years. He attended TCU, in Fort Worth, Texas, where he received his LPN Degree. Dexter also served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He worked at the Veterans Center in Ardmore for several years and also several nursing homes in the area. Dexter was a member of the Nazarene Church in Madill and he enjoyed fishing, working and reading.
He is survived by: children, April Dawn Tyre, Mansfield, Texas, Sean Christopher Mitchell, Arlington, Texas, Joshua Joseph Mitchell, Rattan, Okla., and Olivia Berthelette and husband, Corey, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sisters, Tonya Cope, College Station, Texas, Sethie Pitt, New Orleans, La., Penny Riley, Longview, Texas, and Stephanie Jordan, Hillsville, Va.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2013, at the Nazarene Church, Madill, Oklahoma. Billy Harding will officiate the services. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.