Annie Crittenden-Mitchell

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Funeral services for Annie Ruth Crittenden-Mitchell, 64, were held Sunday, Dec. 27, at Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Whigham, Ga., with the Revs. Golden Sheppard and Delise Cox officiating.

Interment followed in the church’s cemetery with Darren Crittenden, Reggie Crittenden, Antonio Mitchell, Frank Leon Mitchell, Timmy Mitchell and Michael Patterson serving as active pallbearers.

Born Jan. 2, 1945, in Arlington, Ga., Mrs. Crittenden-Mitchell died on Tuesday, Dec. 22, in Thomasville, Ga.

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After moving from Arlington to Whigham, Mrs. Crittenden-Mitchel became a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church. She retired from Amoco Fabrics (now known as Propex) in 2008, after working there for more than 30 years. She enjoyed cooking.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Ruthie Mae Crittenden; and three brothers, James, Carey and Bobby Crittenden.

Survivors include her husband, Enoch Mitchell of Whigham; a daughter, Faye Mitchell-Wester of Tallahassee, Fla.; five sisters, Martha Cuffe of Jacksonville, Fla., Shirley Atkins of Fort Pierce, Fla., Annie Doris Crittenden of Miami, Fla., Eloise Burstrom of Atlanta, Ga., and Jamima Harrison of Jacksonville, Fla.; three brothers, Ezzard C. Crittenden of Columbus, Ga., Hikim Smith of Philadelphia, Pa., and Johnny Robert Crittenden of Atlanta; a goddaughter, Crystal Crittenden of Cairo, Ga.; a special cousin, Ruby Williams; a special friend, Deborah Jones; four sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law and a host of other family and friends.

Bruton Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.