Wells Memorial & Event Center

1903 West Reynolds Street, Plant City, FL


Omar C Mitchell Jr.

September 15, 1947May 26, 2019

Omar C. Mitchell Jr.. 71, of Lakeland, passed away on May 26, 2019 from complications of a wrong way drunk driving accident on March 3, 2019. Omar is survived by his loving wife of 47 and a half years to the day, Mary Ann; and his children Paul, Jeanne, John, Ann, and Sarah; and two grand daughters, Elizabeth and Alice; and his sister, Margaret Thomas. Omar was predeceased by his father, Omar C. Mitchell Sr. and mother, Mary Elizabeth Mitchell White; and sister, Rebecca Jane McCullers. Omar was a member of Springhead Baptist Church and regularly attended Ardella Baptist, as well. Omar retired from the Publix Bakery Plant after 25 years of service. He was the Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star, a member of the Masons, the Shriners, and the Scottish Rite. He had a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Tampa. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 6PM to 8PM at Wells Memorial & Event Center in Plant City, and services will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11AM with burial to follow at Oaklawn West Cemetery in Plant City.


  • Omar C. Mitchell, Jr. Tuesday, June 4, 2019
  • Omar C. Mitchell, Jr. Wednesday, June 5, 2019
  • Omar C. Mitchell, Jr. Wednesday, June 5, 2019


Omar C Mitchell Jr.

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June 12, 2019

Omar was a great guy always very friendly ! I worked at the Bakery Plant with Omar !! He was Always willing to share his fruit with us ! Just fun to be around ! Omar would all ways say ""WELCOME TO PARADISE YOUNG MAN"" !!! My friend God has WELCOMED YOU IN TO PARADISE YOUNG MAN !!!!

Jill and Bill Jackson

June 4, 2019

Dear Mary Ann and family
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of precious Omar. He was a loving and generous man, always thinking of others and their needs.
How wonderful to know that he is in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
In His love,
Bill and Jill Jackson, Matthews, NC
Former Southside Baptist church members

carolyn collier

May 29, 2019

Sharing in your grief and praying that the God of all comfort also grants you peace and hope, because he cares for you (1Pet. 5:7).