Mr. Samuel Fitten, Sr.

Published 6:56pm Thursday, December 27, 2012

Mr. Samuel Fitten, Sr. 78 of Dadeville died Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at East

Alabama Medical Center, Opelika.  Funeral services will be held at Baskins Chapel A.M. E. Zion Church, 41 Baskin Chapel Loop, Dadeville on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 1: 00 p.m. (CST) with Rev. Leon Henderson officiating.   Interment will be in the church cemetery. The remains will lie instate at the church one hour before the service.

Mr. Fitten is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Mary Jean Fitten, three sons: Ricky ( Debra) Fitten, Rodney Fitten both of Dadeville and Samuel Fitten, Jr, Ozark; four daughters: Gloria Hatcher, Annie Ruth Fitten, and Kathy Fitten all of Dadeville and Debra Fitten, Fort Washington, M.D; eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren, three brothers, Eugene (PaPa) Hughley, St. Louis, MO; Hulette Rowe and Donald Lou Tinsley, Camp Hill; three sisters: Anna Mae Bickerstaff, Birmingham; Emily Sumbry and Ophelia Jakes and many other relatives and friends.

Vines Funeral Home, Inc., LaFayette, is handling the arrangements.