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William Allen Mitchem

June 3, 1972 — May 1, 2022

William Allen Mitchem, 49, of Crumpler, WV entered into the gates of Heaven on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Roanoke Carillion Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

Born June 3, 1972, in Welch, WV he was a son of James Ronald Mitchem and the late Helen Graham Mitchem.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Graham Mitchem, and both maternal and paternal grandparents.

Survivors include his wife of 18 ½ years, Amanda Mitchem and only daughter Santana Mitchem both of the home. Father, James Ronald Mitchem; one brother, Ronald Mitchem and wife Shirley of Maybury, WV; sister Ronda Meadows and late husband Tommy of Bluefield, WV; mother and father in-law Kenneth and Carolyn Bailey of Crumpler, WV; sister and brother in-law Marcina and Oliver Lewis Jr.; as well as special nieces, nephews, and a great-nephew.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Elder Lonnie Mullins officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell where Oliver Lewis Jr., Dakota Lewis, Shawn Oyler, Ronald Mitchem, Ronald Mitchem Jr., Brandon Towler will serve as pallbearers. James Mitchem and Tony Warden will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Friends may call prior to services on Saturday, from 1:00-2:00, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers please consider making donations to the funeral home toward his funeral services.

Online condolences will be accepted at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the Mitchem family.

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Saturday, May 7, 2022

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Saturday, May 7, 2022

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