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Carlotta D. Mitchell
(08-10-1953 - 03-11-2019)

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Sister Carlotta Dell Mitchell "Mickkii", 65, of Elgin, returned to the Lord on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin after a brief illness. . She was born on August 10, 1953 in Elgin the daughter of Marshall & Barbara Gray Mitchell.  Carlotta was a 1971 graduate of Elgin High School. Following high school, she attended Alla Mae Banks School of Cosmetology in Joliet, IL, where she was certified as a licensed beautician. Carlotta retired from Elgin Mental Health Center after 40 years of dedicated service. After retirement, she tutored English as a Second Language Students, in English proficiency. In addition, she was an avid supporter of the Boys and Girls Club. She was a faithful member of Second Baptist Church until illness prevented her from attending. Carlotta leaves to cherish her sweet memories, son, Justin Blake Mitchell of Rock Falls, IL, Brother Marshall Mitchell III of Rockford, IL, three sisters Darlene Mitchell of Arlington, TX, Pat Johnson of Elgin, IL, and Millicent Perry of Rockford, IL and two grandsons Ja'Khi and Ja'Zier Mitchell. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews including Dede, Brianna, Gege, Javi, Samira, and cousins. Many close friends, including *home girls* Ms. Olean Singleton and Mrs. Bennie Sowers, neighbor Mrs. Aurora Munoz, and Miss Julie Mabry, whom she truly admired. Her parents, Marshall and Barbara Mitchell, sister, Crystal Monique, and several deeply cherished Aunts preceded Carlotta in death.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Second Baptist Church, 1280 Summit St., Elgin. Burial will follow in Bluff City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday morning at the church from 10:00 AM until time of services. Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, Elgin is assisting the family. 847-742-2100 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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