I wanted to follow up on something that was in today’s paper to make sure everyone got the word. Funeral services will be held for former El Cerrito High standout James “Pops” Mitchell on Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Richmond. Here’s the info that appeared in today’s paper.
Arrangements have been set for former El Cerrito standout James “Pops” Mitchell, who died last Thursday of a heart attack at the age of 44.
Friends may attend the visitation Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, 1331 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley. The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 831 S. 43rd Street, Richmond. Internment will follow at Sunrise Cemetery, 2201 Sacramento Street in Vallejo.
A “Pops” memorial fund has been established at Chase Bank, 12121 San Pablo Ave., Richmond. The account number is 2948893440. Donations can be made in the name of “Shelley Mitchell.”