Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 23, 2012

Mildred A. Mitchem

NORTHFORK — Mildred A. Mitchem, 64, of Northfork, W.Va., passed away, Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, W.Va. Born in Eckman, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Jim Gus Mitchem and Gladys Adeline Graham. She was a member of the Elkhorn Church of God.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Booker and Loreen Smith; and two brothers, Bobby and William Mitchem.

Survivors include four brothers, Wayne Mitchem (Tammy) of Anawalt, W.Va., Glenn Mitchem (Renea) of Anawalt, W.Va., Jerry Mitchem (Laura) of Anawalt, W.Va. and Billy Mitchem (Shirley) of Kimball, W.Va.; three sisters, Hazel Cooley (William) of Elkhorn, W.Va., Edith Thompson (Jimmy) of Northfork, W.Va., and Darlene Lane of Kimball,W.Va.; and a special niece, "Tuffy" Cooley, who helped take care of her for nine years.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va. with the Brother Omar Burns officiating.  Internment will follow at the Jarrett Cemetery in Eckman, W.Va. Friends may call Monday. June 25, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Towler, Jeff Edwards, Ronald Mitchem, Ryan Mitchem, Johnathan Bolen, Stacey Green, Austin Davis, Steven Booker and Robert Booker.

The Rodriguez Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Va. is serving the Mitchem family.

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