The Union Recorder


May 8, 2014

William "Bill" Mizelle

MILLEDGEVILLE — Dr. William "Bill" Mizelle Jr., 70, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Milledgeville with Dr. Mike Cavin officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Oconee Memorial Park in Watkinsville.

The family will be at Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville Thursday evening from 6 to 8 to receive friends.

Dr. Mizelle was a native of Colerain, N.C. and had made his home in Milledgeville for the past 14 years after moving from Oconee County. He was the son of the late William O. Mizelle Sr.

Dr. Mizelle received his doctorate from Clemson, worked for the University of Georgia Extension Service and attended the First United Methodist Church of Milledgeville.

He is survived by his wife, Dr. Nancy Mizelle of Milledgeville; daughters, Susan (Devin) Wright of Cumming, Heather (Greg) Pittman of Nicholson and Sarah (Will) King of Columbia, S.C.; son, William (Gini) Mizelle III of Canton; mother, Ida Cale Mizelle of Chesapeake, Va.; sister, Janet (Randy) Vick; brothers, Andy (Shirley) Mizelle and Henry (Barbara) Mizelle; and grandchildren, Emily Wright, Jacob Wright, Megan Wright, Julia Pittman, Joshua Pittman and Cole Mizelle.

Please express online condolences at

Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville has charge of arrangements.

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