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Evelyn Mitchem

Monday, June 13, 2005

ORAN -- Evelyn Mitchem, 92, formerly of Sikeston, died at 3 a.m. June 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Born April 29, 1913, in Marston, daughter of the late Nelson and Dora Maples Pikey, she was a housewife and member of the Morley Church of Christ.

Survivors include: one son, Luther Nelson Mitchem of St. Louis; four daughters, Peggy Sundley of Rockford, Ill., Ida Gilbreath of Oran, Brenda Parker of Morley and Sharon Puffpaff of Sikeston; and 32 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

One son and three daughters preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Bill Bradley, minister of Morley Church of Christ, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Forest Hills Cemetery at Morley.