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Aires S. Mitchum
  • July 19, 1929
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  • February 01, 2011

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Aires Sue Mitchum, 81, of Port Orange went to be with her Lord Tuesday, February 1, 2011 with her family by her side.  A celebration of her life will be held 12 Noon, Thursday, February 3, 2011 at the New Life Church, 5321 S. Nova Road, Port Orange.  The family will receive visitors at the church at 11:00 AM.  Aires was born July 19, 1929 in Manning, SC.  She married the love of her life, Furman L. Mitchum on April  3, 1949 and they shared a wonderful life together until his death in 2005.  Aires had a heart larger than life.  She always put others before herself.  She was an avid reader and considered by her children as the world’s best cook, with southern fried chicken and pound cake being her specialties.  She was a devout Christian and known by all to be a “prayer warrior”.  Aries is survived by her eleven devoted children, Sharon Bartlett (Roger), Furman Jr., Michael (Kim), David (Robin), Paul (Diane) all of Edgewater, Ray (Brenda), Pam Owens (Paul), Eddie (Merritt) of New Smyrna Beach, Sandy Catalano (Greg), Dean (Lisa) of Santa Rosa Beach, Terri Lusk (Marc) of Banner Elk, NC; 30 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren; 2 sisters.  She was preceded in death by her daughter Marlene Jones.      In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Little Star Pentecostal Holiness Church, PO Box 391, Manning, SC29102. 12 Noon at New Life Church 5321 S. Nova Road Port Orange, FL 32127 on February 3, 2011 (map/driving directions) 11:00 AM to 12 Noon at New Life Church 5321 S. Nova Road Port Orange, FL 32127 on February 3, 2011 (map/driving directions) Little Star Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery, Manning, SC

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  1. 30 Aug 2011
    Rayann says:
    Yo, that's what's up turtuhflly.

  2. 05 Feb 2011
    Pat & Charles Wheaton says:
    We were so sorry to read about your beautidul Mom. Charles & I live in Murphy, NC now & don't miss the Fla. humidity. We do miss our friends & family here. came down to see our daughter - Renee' & Jeff Rittenour & 3 boys. Sorry we could not be here for the celebration of her life. She is rejoicing around the throne with Furman. My Mom died Jan. 21, 2008 & we still miss her, but have many wonderful memories. You do, too. Soon we will all be together with our Lord. God bless you. Pat & Charles

  3. 02 Feb 2011
    Rev & Mrs Donald R. New says:
    What a special Lady, She was a true Proverbs lady, Mother, and Special Friend. We know you will all miss her, as we will also. She has graduated and received her diploma into heaven. She is seeing Jesus and we can't even imagine what a celebration is going on right now. I can just imagine Firman saying to her; I have been waiting on you. Where have you been, what took you so long? We will miss our Sister and her special laugh. She was such a blessing to each and everyone that knew her. We are blessed that we had the opportunity to know and love her, and to learn from her as our former Pastor's Wife and Friend

  4. 02 Feb 2011
    Carol says:
    May the Lord be with you in your time of loss. She left a great legacy in her family.Be at peace knowing she is in His
    rest. Carol Brantley .

  5. 01 Feb 2011
    CindyOwens-Nieto says:
    My Love and Sympathyto all of you.We have avoid in our life's now that Sis.Mitchum is gone.But heaven is richer today.Illalwaysrememberavery specialangelwhom I shared my birthday with..God Bless you all and give you Peace that only Jesus can!

  6. 01 Feb 2011
    Myrtice (Miller) Meierstein says:
    To the Mitchum Family,

    I was so saddened to hear of Sister Mitchum's passing. We all know that she is back with Ferman again and they will never be apart again. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with all of you at this time.

    Love you all,
    Myrtice

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