Originally created 09/25/00

Mr. Hugh Mitchem

MANTACHIE, Miss. - Mr. Hugh Mason Mitchem, 65, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home, Fulton, with the Rev. Buddy Freeman officiating.

Mr. Mitchem, a native of Lowell, N.C., was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of Masonic Lodge 590, Lowell, Scottish Rite, Shriners and New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Freeman Mitchem; a daughter, Sheila Mitchem Posey, Lodge, Mont.; his mother, Lillian Mitchem Deaton, Lowell; four sisters, Alta Durden, North Augusta, Rita Waldrop, Lowell, Martha Baker, Gastonia, N.C., and Faye Bumgardner, Jacksonville, Fla.; and a grandchild.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, or to New Hope Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 8 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 25, 2000


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