Originally created 07/19/00

Mrs. Jennie Mitchum



WARRENVILLE - Mrs. Jennie Delane Barrs Mitchum, 71, of White Ash Street, died Tuesday, July 18, 2000, at her residence.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Napier Funeral Home, Graniteville, with the Rev. Steve Cartin and Dr. W.C. Lowe officiating. Burial will be in Warrenville Cemetery.

Mrs. Mitchum, a native of Lexington County, had retired as a pediatric nurse from Aiken Regional Medical Centers and was a member of Stiefeltown Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher, president of Women's Missionary Union and an inspiration writer.

Survivors include her husband, John Mitchum Sr.; a son, John Mitchum Jr., Belvedere; four daughters, Carol Garvin, Gaffney, Hazel Bledsoe and Donna Mitchum, both of Warrenville, and Katie Eagerton, Wagener; a brother, Anderson Barrs, Hulbert, Mich.; two sisters, Gladys Williams, Graniteville, and Claudette Ippolito, Gaithersburg, Md.; and 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Levins Johnson, Odell Sullivan, Tracey Bledsoe, Chip Bryant, Trey Welsh and Tony Carroll.

Memorials may be made to Steifeltown Baptist Church, P.O. Box 415, Warrenville, SC 29851; to Hitchcock Hospice, 690 Medical Park Dr., Aiken, SC 29802; or to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box K, Aiken, SC 29802.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.