Sara Ann Bobbitt Mitchell

December 31, 1931 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 90)


Sumter, SC ……Sara Ann Bobbitt Mitchell, age 90, beloved wife of 67 years to Lt. Col. (Ret.) Wallace Mitchell, died on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at her residence.

She was born in Somerset, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Sara LeGrande Oats Bobbitt Dills Peck and the late John Will Bobbitt.  She graduated from the University of Kentucky where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics and earned her Master’s Degree in Child Development.  She was a member of the Alpha Zi Delta Sorority, the Sumter Newcomers Club and served on the board of directors for the Sumter S.P.C.A.  Sara loved Kentucky basketball, the beach and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church since 1976.

Surviving in addition to her husband are: a son, John Charles Mitchell of Sumter; two daughters, Jennie Mitchell of Laguna Beach, CA and Mary Mitchell McLeod of Sumter; a brother, Farris Hayes Dills of FL; a sister, Mary Susan Dills Ross of Somerset, KY; 6 Grandchildren, Daniel Lang, Jerry Lang, Christopher Lang, Heyward, McLeod, Jr., Sara McLeod, and Layken Caines.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 11:00am at the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Brearly officiating.  Entombment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 3:00-5:00pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Sumter S.P.C.A. 1140 S Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC. 29150.

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April 12, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home & Crematorium
1190 Wilson Hall Road.
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
April 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Bullock Fuenral Home Chapel

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