Blanche Mitchum

October 10, 1921 - July 2, 2017

10/10/1921 - 07/02/2017

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Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
6309 E Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
757-461-4054 | Directions

Blanche Mitchum, 95, went to be with the lord on July 2, 2017. Born to the late Milton Cooper and Polly Bolin in Orangeburg, South Carolina in 1921.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Bernett W. Mitchum.
Blanche has been a member of Riverside Baptist Church since 1958.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving family. Daughter, Jeannette (George) St. Amand; Sons, Elza (Cathy) Mitchum, William (Debra) Mitchum, and Anthony (Karen) Mitchum; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will hold a private service at a later date.
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In lieu of flowers, the family has asked the friends to express memorial contributions at

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Vickie Taylor
6 years ago

My deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved Blanche. While my heart aches for you, may you rejoice in knowing she is without pain or infirmity. May her legacy of love and devotion always be remembered. God bless all of you who were there for her. God entrusted her in your love and care. He is proud of you for your sacrifice. You are a blessing to those who know you and know that I care and appreciate you

May our Lord Jesus Christ, our God and Father, who loves us give you everlasting consolation and hope. I pray He, through His grace, will COMFORT your hearts and establish you in every good word and work. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

6 years ago

Sorry for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort in God’s promise to swallow up death forever. Isaiah 25:8

Sharon Edwards
6 years ago

Harold and I send our condolences to all of you. I know this is hard but the life that she and my mom had in their last years of life was so much harder. Know that we are thinking of you.
Harold & Sharon Edwards