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Thelma Gladine Mitchem, 93, of East Bend, NC passed away on Saturday February 10, 2018. She was born August 15, 1924 in Coal City, WV to the late David Grubb and Jeannie Thompson.
Thelma was a member of the Princewick Missionary Baptist Church. Thelma enjoyed spending time with her family; dog, Missy; and her two cats, Tony and Tiger.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, James Clifford; 12 brothers; 11 Sisters; two grandchildren, David Allen Mitchem and Matthew Mitchem.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Jeannie Mitchem Hazelwood; one grandchild, Mark Mitchem; 8 great grandchildren; and many great-great grandchildren
Services will be held at Blue Ridge Funeral Home on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2pm. Friends may gather with the family from 1-2 pm.
Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Blue Ridge Funeral Home has the Honor of serving the Mitchem Family. Online condolences may be sent to the Mitchem family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com
Published on February 12, 2018
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