Addie Mae Russum (nee Hollins) was born February 2, 1929, in Holly Spring, MS. After completing her education in Mississippi, she married George Mitchell and two sons, Roy and Willie were born. George preceded Addie in death. She later married J. C. Russum; the family relocated to Gary, IN, where she united with 20th Century Missionary Baptist Church and remained a loyal member until her health failed. Addie provided nurturing childcare services to many families in Gary. She leaves to cherish her sweet memories: her son, Roy (Denise) Mitchell of Gary; three grandsons, Anthony Harvey, Freddy Forrest, and Willie (LaKeyva) Mitchell of Gary; four great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; three sisters; one brother; cousins; many nieces and nephews; and many friends. Visitation Tuesday May 30, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; Home going celebration begins at 11:00 a.m. both at 20th Century Missionary Baptist Church. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery
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Published in Post-Tribune from May 27 to May 28, 2017.