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Martha Ruth Burns Mitchell

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Ruth Burns Mitchell, age 85, of Frankewing, will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Bee Springs Cemetery beside her husband James Marion Mitchell, Jr. Mrs. Mitchell was a native of Giles County, Tennessee and daughter of the late Louis Garland and Sally IvaLee Robinson Burns. She was a member of the McBurg Methodist Church, Woodman of the World and the McBurg home demonstration club.

Survivors include her children Patricia Ann Moon of Vinemont, AL, Sandra Fay (Gary) Welch of Tony, AL, and Bobby Gene (Donna) Mitchell of Delrose, daughter in-law Jo Ellen (Ricky) Honey of McBurg, TN; thirteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren (with two on the way); brother Wade Burns of Frankewing; In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Mitchell was preceded in death by her sons William Larry Mitchell, Billy Mack Mitchell, and Steven Lee Mitchell; son-in-law Larry Moon; granddaughter Beverly Mitchell; brother James Olive Burns; and sisters Juanita Mitchell and Naomi Mae Durham.

Visitation with the family will be 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Martha Ruth Burns Mitchell.


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9 Comments To "Martha Ruth Burns Mitchell"

#1 Comment By Jesse Mitchell On March 3, 2017 @ 10:24 pm

My Sister-In-Law. A great person and a wonderful cook with a great big heart. Love you and will miss you.
Jesse and family.

#2 Comment By Nelson and Kathy Boice On March 3, 2017 @ 10:47 pm

Sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs!

#3 Comment By GERALD and WANDA SCOTT!! On March 3, 2017 @ 11:03 pm

SO sorry for your loss!! GOD bless the Family!! May He give you ALL PEACE AND Comfort In the days to come!!

#4 Comment By Roger and Kathy Owen On March 4, 2017 @ 2:15 am

Grandma Mot was a very special Lady. Such a kind soul .. So sorry for your loss.

#5 Comment By Martha Corum On March 4, 2017 @ 3:38 am

Sandra I am sorry for the loss of your Mother

#6 Comment By Connie Gann On March 4, 2017 @ 4:16 am

She was a wonderful woman and now rejoicing in heaven

#7 Comment By Buddy and Jo Anne Mitchell On March 4, 2017 @ 2:25 pm

We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We truly loved Aunt Mott and will miss not seeing her when we come to TN.
Love,Buddy and Jo Anne

#8 Comment By Billy Joe and Cricket Rutledge On March 5, 2017 @ 4:38 pm

Prayers lifted for the family. Thankful for those precious, cherished memories to comfort each of you ?
Billy Joe and Cricket~?

#9 Comment By Ann Crist On March 6, 2017 @ 1:57 am

So Sorry for your lost. You’re in my prayers and my heart.