The Newnan Times-Herald


​ Martha Mitchum

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Jul. 11, 2017 - 4:29 PM

Martha Mitchum of Grantville passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017.  

She was born on September 11, 1930 to the late Garvey and Pearlie Elizabeth Bledsoe.  In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, William Needham Mitchum; her daughter, Dianne Mitchum; her sister, Thelma LuAllen, and her brothers, Wayne Bledsoe and Doyle Bledsoe.

Mrs. Martha Mitchum is survived by her son, W.R. Mitchum; her daughters, Sherri Gray (Billy) and Elaine Carver (Ernie “Big E”); her grandchildren, Clay Carver (Kristina), Amber Ashmore (Lee), Jessica McElroy (Kurtis), Allison Cunningham (Mark); and her great-grandchildren, Chloe Ashmore, Ella Ashmore, Logan Ashmore, Colby Cunningham, Eli Cunningham, Cassi Carver, and Baby McElroy who is due in January. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

The family received friends at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017.  A funeral service was held the following day, Monday, July 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Pastor Joey Perry officiating. 

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723