Evelyn Morgan Mitchell, 95, widow of Benjamin Daniel Mitchell Jr., died on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at Prisma Health Tuomey hOSPITAL.
Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Clifton M. and Maurice Crim Morgan. Mrs. Mitchell was a charter member of St. John United Methodist Church. She was the vice president of First Federal Savings & Loan and retired from BB&T.
Surviving are two daughters, Claudia Mitchell Dority (David) of Greenwood and Peggy Mitchell Newman (Michael) of Sumter; one brother, Clifton M. Morgan of Fayetteville, North Carolina; one sister, Joan Brashear (Walt) of Sumter; four grandchildren, Hollie Motley (Charles), Joseph Dority (Cathy), Mica N. Griggs (Greg) and Matthew M. Newman (Kelly); and six great-grandchildren, Morgan Griggs, Jack Dority, Ben Dority, Luke Dority, Caffrey Newman and Campbell Evelyn Newman.
She was preceded in death by a brother, J. Carlyle Morgan; and two sisters, Mildred Ramey and Beulah Greer.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery with the Rev. Bob Huggins and the Rev. David Dority officiating.
The family will receive friends following the graveside service.
All attendees are asked to wear masks and maintain social distancing.
Memorials may be made to St. John United Methodist Church, 136 Poinsett Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com.
Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.
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