Funeral service for Rev. James E. Chitwood, age 78, of Decatur, will be Friday, September 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at Westmeade Baptist Church with Rev. Justin McAlpin, Rev. Dr. Scotty Hogan, and Westmeade Baptist Church staff officiating and Shelton Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends for two hours prior to service at the church. Interment will be in East Lawrence Memorial Gardens.
Rev. Chitwood, who died Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at his residence, was born July, 24, 1941, in Moulton, to Mack Chitwood and Grace Erin Chitwood. He was preceded in death by his son, Jason Chitwood, his parents, and one brother, Don Chitwood.
He is survived by his loving wife, Annie Margaret Boyles Chitwood of Decatur; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Chitwood of Decatur; and granddaughter, Macie Chitwood of Decatur.
Pallbearers will be deacons of Westmeade Baptist Church.