- Cullman, Alabama

January 23, 2013

Senator Hinton Mitchem

Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Senator Hinton Mitchem

Funeral services for Senator Hinton Mitchem, 74, of Vinemont will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Donald Cotton officiating, with interment in Flint Creek Cemetery.

Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Senator Mitchem was born May 18, 1938, in Georgia to Neal Emory and Gertrude Helen Hinton Mitchem. He passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, surrounded by his family at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Delores (Fred) Sauls and Jo (Jim) Farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Corley Mitchem; two daughters, Tonya (Steve) Grindon and Brittnie Mabry; two sons, Todd Mitchem and Derrick (Heather) Mitchem; his stepmother, Lois Mitchem; two sisters, Barbara (Cicero) Lucas and Carol  Plastas; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Adams Funeral Home in Albertville.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to East Flint Baptist Church, 3803 County Road 1354, Vinemont, AL 35179; or to Hospice of Marshall County, 408 Martling Road, Albertville, AL 35951.

Pallbearers will be Frank McDaniel, Jeffrey McLaughlin, Joey Masters, Honorable Liles C. Burke, Steven T. Marshall, Johnny H. Hart, Ro Lucas and Steve Haverly.

Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Hare, Sid McDonald, Paul Bolt, Ron Creel, and the members of the Alabama State Senate and the Alabama House of Representatives, who served with him during his tenure from 1974 until 2010.

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