Roy Mitchell, Jr.
“African American Male Quilter”
Resident-Made Quilts Brighten Day at Cancer Institute
Roy Mitchell, who instructs Culpeper JCC residents in the art of quiltmaking, recently took 14 completed quilts to the Virginia Cancer Institute at the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital in Midlothian to donate to the staff and patients. In the left photo, Mitchell presents the quilts to Institute staff members, from left: Heather Lineberry, director of nursing; Dr. Will Voelzke, staff physician, and Niki Rines, registered oncology nurse. At right, patient Burch Yancey beams after Mitchell presents him with quilt.
Commemorative Quilt of Presidents of Livingstone College 2011