Evelyn Mitchem

Sunday, June 12, 2005

ORAN, Mo. -- Evelyn Mitchem, 92, of Oran, formerly of Sikeston, Mo. died Friday, June 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born April 29, 1913, at Marston, Mo., daughter of Nelson and Dora Maples Pikey.

Mitchem was a member of the Morley Church of Christ.

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

She was preceded in death by a son and three daughters.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Bill Bradley officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery at Morley.