Originally created 06/11/04

Mrs. Joyce Sheppard Mitchum (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)



GRANITEVILLE, S.C. - Entered into rest on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, Mrs. Joyce Sheppard Mitchum, husband of Mr. Ben F. Mitchum, of 187 Duncan Road, Graniteville, S.C. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeannie E. Huckabee and two brothers, Ernest and Buford Sheppard. Surviving in addition to her husband is a son, Richard T. Huckabee of Clearwater, S.C.; a sister, Mary Sheppard Carter of Toledo, Ohio; a brother, Albert W. Sheppard Jr. of Aiken, S.C.; two grandchildren, Jason Huckabee and Jeanie Huckabee Nichols and a great granddaughter, Sara Nichols. Mrs. Mitchum was born in Swainsboro, Ga. to the late Albert W. and Mozelle Ranew Sheppard. She attended Bath Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a life member of the V.F.W. Post #10601, Aiken, S.C. Funeral services will be on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Bath Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Joel Mundy officiating. Interment will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stacy Bu tler, Mark Gregory, Ricky Robinson, Bruce Turner, Billy Mitchum and Michael Sheppard. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1003 Hammond Road, Aiken, SC 29803. Friends may call at the residence or on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hatcher Funeral Home, U.S. Hwy. No. 1, Langley, S.C. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle June 11, 2004