Joe Mitchell and the former Linda Sue Cunningham were married August 17, 1963 at First Baptist Church in Benton. Dr. Billy G. Hurt officiated. James Morris Peyton and Brenda Darnell Henderson were their witnesses.
Mrs. Mitchell is the daughter of the late Rudy and Ruby Cunningham. She is retired from McCracken County Board of Education.
Mr. Mitchell is the son of the late Ovid Mitchell and Pauline Gray. He is retired from USEC after 30 years of employment.
They have two children, Renee Mitchell Buehrer (Dave) of Ballwin, Mo. and Joe David Mitchell (Krystal) of Lexington. They have two granddaughters, Ashlyn and Sydney.