Jerrie Lou Daniel Mitchell, 76, of Abilene, passed away on October 27, 2021 in Abilene, Texas.
Funeral services were held at 2pm, Monday, November 8th at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church with Jim Weidmann officiating. Burial followed at Elmwood Memorial Park, 5750 Hwy 277 South, Abilene, Texas 79606. Services are under the direction of The Hamil Family Funeral Home.
Jerrie was born in Texarkana, Arkansas, on June 25, 1945 to Homer Clifton Daniel and Nell Rae Case Daniel. She attended school in Abilene and graduated from Abilene High School in 1963. Jerrie attended the University of Texas at Arlington graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1996. She worked as an RN at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene for 25 years, with more than 20 years working in the ICU. Jerrie participated in many medical mission trips during her life. Her passion was traveling and photographing wildlife all over the world. She also had a love for her Bernese Mountain dogs, participating in dog shows across the US and the Christmas parade in Abilene for many years. One of her favorite roles in life was being "Grandma" to her 6 grandchildren. She never missed a chance to attend the many activities they were involved in, and she was always their biggest cheerleader. Through her strong Christian faith and servant heart, Jerrie touched so many lives and will be dearly missed.
Jerrie was preceded in death by her parents Homer Clifton Daniel and Nell Rae Case Daniel. Jerrie is survived by her daughter Heather McAlister and husband Eric, and daughter Alison Nogay and husband Blake, and her brother Clif Daniel and his wife Sherry. She cherished her grandchildren Paul McAlister, Austin McAlister, Julianna Nogay, Emma Logan, Madeline Logan, and Lauren Logan.
Pallbearers will be Eric McAlister, Blake Nogay, Paul McAlister, Austin McAlister, Andrew Daniel, and André Daniel.
Memorials may be given to Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan's Purse, https://www.samaritanspurse.org/memorial-page/jerrie-mitchell-abilene-tx/
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the wonderful nurses and doctors at Hendrick Medical Center South that cared for Jerrie and supported her family during this difficult time.