Opelika Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Opelika, AL

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via Alabama Live 

    Funeral arrangements set for Jakell Mitchell

    Opelika High School football player and Auburn signee Jakell Mitchell puts on his Auburn hat Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, during a National Signing Day ceremony in Opelika, Ala. Mitchell's funeral will be held at noon on Saturday at Greater Peace Baptist Church at 650 Jeter Avenue in Opelika.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via WALB-TV Albany 

    Vigil to be held for Auburn Football player Jakell M...

    Friends and family are holding a candlelight vigil for Auburn freshman shot and killed at an Auburn apartment complex early Sunday morning. The vigil is being held for Mitchell on Monday at 6 p.m., downtown Opelika at the fountain.

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  • Sunday Dec 14 | via The Morning Call 

    Suspected arrested in death of Auburn football player

    An 18-year-old Auburn University football player was shot dead early on Sunday at an apartment complex near his campus in eastern Alabama, and a male suspect was later arrested, police said. Jakell Mitchell, from Opelika, Ala., sustained multiple gunshot injuries to the chest, according to a statement from Auburn Police, who found him in a vehicle leaving the area.

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  • Nov 19, 2014 | via WTVM 

    Funeral plans now set for 3 of 4 in Elmore Co. crash

    R Hoyt Hardin, Austin Augustine, Dylan Bieber, and Deputy Bart Hart Lowered flags at the Elmore Co. Courthouse/ A wreath on the front door of the Elmore Co.

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  • Nov 3, 2014 | via Alabama Live 

    3-year-old boy dies after being hit by a vehicle in ...

    A 3-year-old boy has died from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a vehicle on Samford Court in Opelika. The boy died Sunday at 5:25 a.m. in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Egleston, according to a news release issued by the Lee County Coroner's office.

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