Martha E. Mitchell

December 17, 1934 ~ August 23, 2018 (age 83)

Jesup – Martha E. Mitchell, 83, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Savannah.  She was a native of Lake Wales, FL and had lived in Wayne County most of her life, was a homemaker and worked many years as a retail clerk.  She was a lifetime member of VFW Women’s Auxiliary and enjoyed bingo and shopping.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Corky Swartout and Daniel L. Mitchell and a daughter-in-law, Julie Mitchell.

Survivors are her sons, Jimmy Marterson and Margie and Louis Mitchell of Jesup, Eddie Mitchell of Oklahoma City, OK, and Donald F. Mitchell and Mike Castleberry of Alpharetta; daughters-in-law, Janet Shinhoiser and Kim Mitchell; step-son Don (Marie) Swartout; 13 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 26 at 4 PM at New Bethel Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Jesup City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 25 from 2-4 PM at the Howard Funeral Home in Ludowici.

The family will assemble at the home of Jimmy Marterson, 2286 Old Screven Road, Jesup.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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