Darrell Glen Mitchell of Goodman, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, at his home following a sudden illness. He was 54.

Mr. Mitchell was born Aug. 31, 1954, in Noel, Mo., to Elmer and Flossie (Brown) Mitchell. He lived all of his life in McDonald County, Mo.

He was working at Barnes Appliance in Anderson, Mo.

He married Tina Nelson on June 26, 1994, in Noel, Mo. She preceded him in death on July 29, 2004. He was also preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and sisters.

Survivors include seven children, Valerie Morrison of Joplin, Mo., Jason Mitchell and Lana Wagner and husband Chris, all of Miami, Jeramey Mitchell and Heather McAffrey, both of Granby, Mo., Joshua Mitchell of Muncie, Ind., and Michelle Akridge and husband Tracy of Goodman, and 14 grandchildren.

Services were 2 p.m. Tuesday at Walker-Dowd Funeral Home in Anderson. Burial was in Butler Creek Cemetery in Sulphur Springs, Ark.