Collier-Butler Funeral Home

824 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL


Thomas Leonard Mitchell

23 January , 194725 October , 2019

Thomas L. Mitchell, age 72, of Southside, departed this life on October 25, 2019. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2019 at Collier-Butler Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service Monday. Joey Jones will officiate. Burial will be at Williams Southside Memorial Park in Southside, AL. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct. Mr. Mitchell was a veteran and served his community of Southside as a volunteer fireman and medic until his retirement after 25 years of service. Mr. Mitchell is preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and Leonard Mitchell and his brother, Dennis Mitchell. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; children, Terri (David) Zammit, Sheila Mitchell, Buddy (Terri) Mitchell, Chris Mitchell, and Danny (Holly) Mitchell; sister Teresa (Mario) Alvarez; brother, Mike (Dawn) Mitchell; sister-in-law, Loretta Mitchell; twelve grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren with three more to be born in the coming year; and a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be his grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the Southside Fire Department. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to your local Boys & Girls Club Branch.


  • Visitation Monday, 28 October , 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, 28 October , 2019


Thomas Leonard Mitchell

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Christine Appleton

31 October 2019

In fond memory of dear Tommy,
Such a lovely guy, a pleasure to have known.
Our hearts go out to Barbara and loved ones.
With love from Rose’s family in the UK xxx

Donna Jones

27 October 2019

To the Mitchell family, we are so very sorry for the loss of Mr. Mitchell. We are praying for you his family in your time of untold grief. We are unable to be there for his services but we are there in spirit. We send our love and heart felt prayers. Donna, Ken, and family! GOD BLESS