Charlotte Louise (Mitchem) Tumey


Charlotte Louise (Mitchem) Tumey, 88, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Charlotte was a lifetime member of Bethel AME Church in New Albany where she served as a stewardess and volunteered in many ways. She retired from B-Bar-B Inc. in New Albany after many years of service. Charlotte was an avid Bingo player and was known to play multiple times a week. She will be remembered for always walking around New Albany and making friends along the way.

She was born on April 14, 1930 in New Albany, Indiana to the late Nathan and Stella (Bunch) Mitchem. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her Brothers, Robert Mitchem, Leon Mitchem, John Mitchem, Bill Mitchem, Earl Mitchem, Charles Mitchem, and Albert Mitchem; and Sisters, Mae Higgins and Norma Duncan.

Charlotte is survived by her Sons, Kenneth Mitchem, Kevin Tumey, Sr., and Keith Tumey; Sister, Wilma Southers; Grandchildren, Kevin Tumey, Jr., Tori Tumey, Maranda Kenney and Matthew Tumey; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will be from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Bethel AME Church (315 East Fifth Street, New Albany). Her Funeral Service will be at 12:00 pm on Friday at the church with burial to follow at West Haven Cemetery in New Albany.

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Published on March 25, 2019
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