CLINTON — Mrs. Pearl Tanner Mitchum, 77, of 416 Tyndall Town Road, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 at Mary Gran Nursing Center in Clinton.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at Butler Funeral Home in Roseboro with the Rev. Glen Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at the Roseboro Cemetery.
Mrs. Mitchum was born on March 29, 1935 in Sampson County to the late William Sherred and Mattie Jane Lucas Tanner. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph Calhoun Mitchum; and one son, Earl Wayne Mitchum. She retired as a seamstress with Roseboro Manufacturing.
She is survived by two daughters, Lydia Jeffery of Clinton and Melissa Mitchum of Salemburg; four sons, William Mitchum of Salemburg, Joseph Mitchum of Oklahoma, Jerry Mitchum of Warsaw and Randy Mitchum of Goldsboro; two brothers, Odell Tanner and Lester Tanner both of Roseboro; 11 grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Butler Funeral Home in Roseboro and other times at the home.
Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro St., Roseboro.