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BENNIE J. MITCHELL, 77, of the Clarksburg section of Millstone, died July 4 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Born in Camden, S.C., he had been a resident of Clarksburg for many years. He was a former funeral director for Brown & Mitchell Funeral Directors, Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion, Millstone. Mr. Mitchell is survived by his wife, Mary E.; a daughter, Ronda Mitchell-Dowdy of Clarksburg; three brothers, Herbert of Amityville, N.Y., Elvin of Nyack, N.Y., and Clyde of West River, Md.; a sister, Annie Mae Mickle of Nyack; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Second Baptist Church, Perth Amboy, followed by burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Brooklyn.