Funeral arrangements made for Memphis music legend Willie Mitchell - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Funeral arrangements made for Memphis music legend Willie Mitchell

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Complete funeral arrangements for legendary musician and record producer Willie Mitchell have been revealed.

Monday, January 11th, a public visitation will be held from 2 until 7 p.m. at the NJ Ford Funeral Home on 12 South Parkway West.

A public memorial celebration for Mitchell is set for Wednesday, January 13th at Hope Presbyterian Church on Walnut Grove at 2 p.m.

The funeral is a private ceremony for the family Tuesday, January 12th.

A brilliant trumpeter and band leader in his own right, Mitchell and Al Green cranked out hit after hit together.

Mitchell died this week at the age of 81.

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