|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1926|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 2004|
Betty J. Chittum, Peru, passed away at 5:35 p.m., Sunday, June 20, 2004, at Dukes Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Columbia, Mo., on April 1, 1926, to Raymond W. and Nellie Hart Mountjoy, both deceased. On Dec. 21, 1959, she married Jack L. Chittum, who preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 1998.
Chittum retired from Peru Trust Bank after ten years there, and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Columbia, Mo. Survivors include a brother, Robert R. Mountjoy, Columbia, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Shirley "Jane" Wells and husband Robert, Peru; two brothers-in-law, Michael J. Chittum and wife Corene, Peru, and Bill H. Chittum, Fort Wayne; three nephews, Ted C. Chittum and wife Jan, Bourbon, Brad A. Chittum and wife Sandy, Peru, and Ceth R. Chittum, Chicago; seven nieces, Sibil Deaton and husband Floyd, Floyds Knob, Vicki L. Keller and husband Don, Peru, Kathleen A. Wells, Peru, Kim K. Weeks, Peru, Nancy J. Hewes and husband Steven, Arlington, Texas, Beth Comerford and husband Kevin, Peru, and Jan M. Bell and husband Johnny, Durham, N.C.; and several loving great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by both parents; her husband; and a brother-in-law, Ted Chittum, whose wife Peggy survives. There will be a memorial service on Friday at 4 p.m. at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, with Pastor Robert Adelsperger officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church or the Wabash-Miami County Hospice.
Peru Tribune, June 29, 2009
Obit/info provided by Find A Grave contributor Barbara Chittum Hutchens.
Jack LaRue Chittum (1928 - 1998)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Rickey Bellamy
Record added: Jul 29, 2007
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